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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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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

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill with wool continuous supplementary patterning weft (clipped)


Textiles and Fashion Arts