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India

Long Shawl, 1825/1875

Wool, double interlocking twill tapestry weave, woven in rectangular sections; "Harlequin" tabs of twill weaves; embroidered with wool in back, flat, fly, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; embroidered with silk in long and short stitches; warp fringe
355.9 x 149.9 cm (140 1/8 x 59 in.)

Bequest of Mrs. Scott S. Durand, 1951.178




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