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Long rectangular shawl

Long rectangular silk and cotton shawl; cream colored ground with deep double border at each end of cone motif with blue and red predominant; narrow side borders of minute vine design in blue and red sewed to the body of shawl; fragile; a number of minute holes; new patches and darns.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison

Probably English (Norwich), 1810–20

Object Place

Norwich, England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, wool, cotton (warp); woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts