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Shawl (India)

This is a Shawl. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is wool and its technique is 2/2 twill tapestry (field); 2/2 twill double interlocked tapestry (inner border); 2/2 twill tapestry patches embroidered mainly in stem stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. George Albrecht.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 165 x 165 cm (5 ft. 4 15/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 15/16 in.)

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Shawl (India); wool; H x W: 165 x 165 cm (5 ft. 4 15/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. George Albrecht; 1967-32-1

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