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Shawl

Wool, jacquard woven Cream-colored field; intricate pattern of botehs and palm tree which extend into the field. Condition: good, a few moth holes.

Provenance

Worn by Mrs. George W. Dickinson, aunt of Mrs. McKay

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald C. McKay in loving memory of her aunt, Mrs. George W. Dickinson of New York City

French or Scottish, worn in America, after 1850-1855

Place of Manufacture

possibly Nimes, France

Place of Manufacture

possibly Paisley, Scotland

Accession Number

1985.894

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes