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A long rectangular shawl

A long rectangular shawl of fine plaid woven with silk warps mostly in white in gauze technique with narrow stripes of heavier white and purple silk, wefts all wool striped white and dark green, a knotted fringe of purple and white wool on two short ends; (fringe much eaten by moths), a number...

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Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan

French, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Woven, gauze


Textiles and Fashion Arts