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Shawl

Object Number: 
1937.230
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Cashmere
Dimensions: 
with fringe: 92 x 28 3/4 in. ( 233.7 x 73 cm )
Description: 
Long harlequin-type woven cashmere paisley shawl with scroll and palmette design on red ground with pieced woolen red center; white, black, red, blue fringe on two short sides.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shawl descended from Mrs. Jonathan Dayton Williamson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin (Mrs. J. Harper Skillin)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group