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Long rectangular shawl

White mull embroidered with white cotton; narrow border design on all four sides of repeat of pointed leaf or blossom with lance-shaped edges bent back on own stem; inner deep border on two short ends of repeat of slender cone made up of drawn work leaves, rosettes in interspaces. Very fragile,...

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Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

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Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

Indian, Late 18th–early 19th century

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Cotton with cotton embroidery and drawn work


Textiles and Fashion Arts