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1925

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Shawl (Philippines)

This is a Shawl. It is dated 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is pineapple fiber (piña), cotton and its technique is satin and buttonhole stitches on plain weave; withdrawn element work. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Norris W. Harkness. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 251 x 78 cm (8 ft. 2 13/16 in. x 30 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (Philippines); pineapple fiber (piña), cotton; H x W: 251 x 78 cm (8 ft. 2 13/16 in. x 30 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness; 1974-14-1

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