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Shawl

The warp is of fine silk, the weft of silk, wool and cotton. The ground of the main field is woven with white silk and wool. In the center is a square form made up of floral and geometrical ornament. The border has scallops turning inward. From these grow conventional arrangements of...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift to the MFA, October 11, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French (Nimes), 1835–45

Place of Manufacture

Nimes, Probably France

Accession Number

02.499

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; jacquard

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes