Shawl

A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth), cut and drawnwork embroidered with cotton in cloth, cross, darned points, darned squares, darned wheels, darning, interlocking, overcast, roman, single faggot, tulle, and twined double running stitches; embroidered with cotton in overcast, raised stem, satin, and twinwed double running stitches; couching; edged with cotton, needle-made edging.
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  • A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth), cut and drawnwork embroidered with cotton in cloth, cross, darned points, darned squares, darned wheels, darning, interlocking, overcast, roman, single faggot, tulle, and twined double running stitches; embroidered with cotton in overcast, raised stem, satin, and twinwed double running stitches; couching; edged with cotton, needle-made edging.

Date:

c. 1840/50

Artist:

Philippines

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Title

Shawl

Origin

Philippines

Date

1830–1860

Medium

Pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth), cut and drawnwork embroidered with cotton in cloth, cross, darned points, darned squares, darned wheels, darning, interlocking, overcast, Roman, single faggot, tulle, and twined double running stitches; embroidered with cotton in overcast, raised stem, satin, and twinwed double running stitches; couching; edged with cotton, needle-made edging

Dimensions

102.2 x 99.7 cm (40 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Hutchinson and M. C. Zurcher

Reference Number

1932.1393

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