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Shawl (India)

This is a Shawl. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is wool and its technique is 2/2 twill double interlocked tapestry with stem, running and couching embroidery stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 205 x 187 cm (6 ft. 8 11/16 in. x 6 ft. 1 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (India); wool; H x W: 205 x 187 cm (6 ft. 8 11/16 in. x 6 ft. 1 5/8 in.); 1969-140-1

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