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Shawl (India), ca. 1800

This is a Shawl. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is wool, cashmere and its technique is tapestry weave, interlocking twill and embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lea S. Luquer. It is credited Gift of Lea S. Luquer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 147 x 144 cm (57 7/8 x 56 11/16 in.)

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Shawl (India), ca. 1800; wool, cashmere; H x W: 147 x 144 cm (57 7/8 x 56 11/16 in.); Gift of Lea S. Luquer; 1958-148-5-a

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