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Shawl

Black ground, on each end is a deep border of palm leaves in dull red, pink, violet, white, blue, and yellowish green. There are narrower borders of the same design on each side. On the black is a signature embroidered in white in imitation of an Arabic signature.

Provenance

Mrs. E. N. Vanderpoel; gift to the MFA, November 2, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. N. Vanderpoel

Scottish (Paisley or Edinburgh), Early 19th century

Accession Number

11.2779

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes