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Shawl (France), 1920s

This is a Shawl. It is dated 1920s and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is 3/1 twill patterned by a metal-wrapped supplementary weft bound by the foundation warp in various ways; two colors, black and green, seem to have been applied after the fabric was woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Alan L. Wolfe. It is credited Gift of Alan L. Wolfe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 151 x 165 cm (59 7/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (France), 1920s; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 151 x 165 cm (59 7/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Alan L. Wolfe; 1969-50-30

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