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Shawl (India)

This is a Shawl. It is dated 1830s and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is wool and its technique is tapestry weave, interlocking twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 323.9 × 124.1 cm (10 ft. 7 1/2 in. × 48 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (India); wool; H x W: 323.9 × 124.1 cm (10 ft. 7 1/2 in. × 48 7/8 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-26

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