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Shawl

Chinese crêpe, probably printed in England. White ground covered with irregular green forms; in the center is a large star-like form and on the sides, borders of palm and other conventional forms, printed with red, green, violet and black. An English interpretation of a Persian or Indian design.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. H. Jewell

English, Probably 1890s

Object Place

England

Accession Number

15.1299

Medium or Technique

Silk; crêpe, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes