About This Artwork

India

Long Shawl, 1840/45

Wool, double interlocking 2:2 twill tapestry weave, woven in rectangular sections; attached "Harlequin" tabs of pieced 2:2 twill weaves; embroidered in overcast, stem, and surface satin stitches; laid work and couching; main warp fringe
350.2 x 144.1 cm (137 7/8 x 56 3/4 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1932.882




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