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Shawl

White silk warp; weft, apparently of cotton, wool, and silk. Main field yellow-green with an all-over design of "palm leaves" separated by waving, branching lines; colors blue, red, green, brown, and white; a border of the same style but with much bright red surrounds the center. Shawls...

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Provenance

Received as a Bequest from Charles Henry Parker

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

English?, after 1820

Accession Number

08.274

Medium or Technique

Wool, cotton, Silk; Wool, cotton, silk; woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes