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Shawl

Fine wool shawl with cotton warps, block-printed on both sides in a design to imitate a Saltillo serape with bright synthetic colors. Eight-pointed star in the center. Added cotton knotted fringe

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German, late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

German

Accession Number

49.535

Medium or Technique

Cotton warp and linen weft; weft-faced plain weave; block printed on both sides

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes