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Long narrow shawl

Cream-colored ground (wool warp, silk weft) with deep border desing of floral cones, one row large, two flanking rows small, woven with polychrome wools; narrow border, sewn to long sides, of minute flowering vine; short white silk fringe on short ends; a number of small brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen

English (Norwich) or Scottish (Edinburgh)?, about 1815

Object Place

Norwich or Edinborough, England or Scotland

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and Silk; Wool warp, silk weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts