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Shawl

Square silk shawl; dark blue ground, on two ends three wide and two narrow bands brocaded with silks to simulate white ribbons with scalloped edges, each having central red and pink and green rose sepentine; similar design, in warp figure, on two other edges; warp fringe on two ends.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah L. Bates

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

50.464

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes