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Woman's shawl

Beige rectangular shawl with red, green, blue-green, light brown, and blue paisley pattern; row of large pines (10 1/2" high) at ends with floral borders, inner galleries with sixteen smaller pines (2 3/4" high), beige fringe at ends; side borders with floral trails pattern and rolled...

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Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

European, used in America, before 1820

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

Europe

Accession Number

45.605

Medium or Technique

Silk twill with wool continuous supplementary patterning weft (clipped)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes