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' twill weaves; embroidered in detached chain, flat, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; main 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' twill weaves; embroidered in detached chain, flat, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; main warp fringe.

Date:

1870s

Artist:

India

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Title

Shawl

Origin

India

Date

1870–1879

Medium

Wool, patchwork of double interlocking 2:2 'S' twill tapestry weaves; outer border and "Harlequin" tabs of patchwork in 2:2 'S' twill weaves; embroidered in detached chain, flat, satin, and stem stitches; laid work and couching; main warp fringe

Dimensions

214.6 x 219.7 cm (84 1/2 x 86 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Theresa Irwin Rew

Reference Number

1944.124

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