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Red shawl w/applique work

Object Number: 
1978.38
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
overall (with fringe): 75 x 70 in. ( 190.5 x 177.8 cm )
Description: 
Machine woven nearly square red wool paisley shawl with fringe on all sides; pattern of vertical and horizontal rows of medallions in black, white, yellow and red, medallions designed to resemble a shield.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group