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Shawl

A work made of wool, patchwork of double interlocking 2:2 's' twill tapestry weaves; outer border and "harlequin" tabs of patchwork in 2:2 's' and 'z' twill weaves; embroidered in feather, fly, satin, and stem stitches; couching; warp fringe.
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  • A work made of wool, patchwork of double interlocking 2:2 's' twill tapestry weaves; outer border and "harlequin" tabs of patchwork in 2:2 's' and 'z' twill weaves; embroidered in feather, fly, satin, and stem stitches; couching; warp fringe.

Date:

1867/77

Artist:

India

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Title

Shawl

Origin

India

Date

Made 1867–1877

Medium

Wool, patchwork of double interlocking 2:2 'S' twill tapestry weaves; outer border and "Harlequin" tabs of patchwork in 2:2 'S' and 'Z' twill weaves; embroidered in feather, fly, satin, and stem stitches; couching; warp fringe

Dimensions

191.8 × 193.3 cm (75 1/2 × 76 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John J. Abbott

Reference Number

1943.548

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