Square shawl, of hand-loom patchwork with a design of large scrolls and serpentine border. The outer border is embroidered on strips of plain colored wool. Colors chiefly red, yellow, blue, green; lining of black cotton. Badly worn and darned in middle field. One corner turned back on field and stitched down. #13 in travelling exhibition.

Square Shawl, 19th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

wool, cottonexpand_more

Gift of Mrs. C.C. Boveyexpand_more  42.47.13

Not on Viewexpand_more
Details
Title
Square Shawl
Role
Artist
Dimension
L.76-½ x W.75-½ in.
Accession Number
42.47.13
Curator Approved

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Square shawl, of hand-loom patchwork with a design of large scrolls and serpentine border. The outer border is embroidered on strips of plain colored wool. Colors chiefly red, yellow, blue, green; lining of black cotton. Badly worn and darned in middle field. One corner turned back on field and stitched down. #13 in travelling exhibition.