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Shawl (India)

This is a Shawl. 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 (outer border). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. George Albrecht.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 167.6 × 163.8 cm (5 ft. 6 in. × 5 ft. 4 1/2 in.)

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Shawl (India); wool; H x W: 167.6 × 163.8 cm (5 ft. 6 in. × 5 ft. 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. George Albrecht; 1967-32-2

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