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Shawl

This is a Shawl. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is wool, silk and its technique is black center and fringe: 2/2 twill panels and borders: complementary weft, patterned 3/1 twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Augusta F. Berdansky. It is credited Gift of Augusta F. Berdansky.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 287 x 134 cm (9 ft. 5 in. x 52 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl; wool, silk; H x W: 287 x 134 cm (9 ft. 5 in. x 52 3/4 in.); Gift of Augusta F. Berdansky; 1967-83-1

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