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Square Shawl

A work made of silk, wool, and cotton, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of 2:2 's' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.
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  • A work made of silk, wool, and cotton, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of 2:2 's' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

c. 1850

Artist:

France, England or Austria

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Square Shawl

Origin

France

Date

Made 1840–1860

Medium

Silk, wool, and cotton, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of 2:2 'S' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 'S' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Dimensions

189.8 × 166.4 cm (74 3/4 × 65 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Herbert L. Stern

Reference Number

1957.170

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