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Shawl

Ground: cream colored muslin. Design: deep border at each end, each containing three "palms" or "cones" worked in laid and drawn stitches with cream colored cotton. A delicate floral cream colored edges the whole shawl. Stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Maria G. Webber

Indian, 19th century

Accession Number

33.401

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes