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Long Shawl

A work made of wool, cotton and silk, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave with patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.
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  • A work made of wool, cotton and silk, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave with patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1850/1900

Artist:

France, probably Paris

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Title

Long Shawl

Origin

France

Date

Made 1850–1900

Medium

Wool, cotton and silk, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weave with patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Inscriptions

Inscription (woven in each end scene in mirror image): CHANSEAU

Dimensions

372.2 × 168.6 cm (146 1/2 × 66 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1996.369

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