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Shawl (1)

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The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Shawl of printed silk and wool. Woven with a white silk warp and white wool weft, except for one inch wide bands of silk weft at intervals of about a foot (12 inches). The broad woollen bands are printed in red, blue, green, yellow and black with meandering stems of tiny leaves and flowers and a semi-eastern motif from which spring stems of flowers. An applied knotted silk fringe in white, pink, mustard and lilac is on all four sides of the square shawl.

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  • Title: Shawl (1)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1835/1860
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 61.5 in, Width: 65.5 in
  • Provenance: Given by Miss D. M. Yoxall
  • Medium: Printed silk and wool

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