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Shawl (India), 20th century

This is a Shawl. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is silk and its technique is chain stitch using a needle and fillling stitch with a raised edge. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 214 x 137 cm (7 ft. 1/4 in. x 53 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (India), 20th century; silk; H x W: 214 x 137 cm (7 ft. 1/4 in. x 53 15/16 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles Fund; 1976-33-2

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