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Mezzaro (shawl Or Headcovering) (Italy), 19th century

This is a Mezzaro (shawl or headcovering). It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 238.2 x 262.5 cm (7 ft. 9 3/4 in. x 8 ft. 7 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Mezzaro (shawl Or Headcovering) (Italy), 19th century; cotton; H x W: 238.2 x 262.5 cm (7 ft. 9 3/4 in. x 8 ft. 7 3/8 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-129

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