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Shawl (France)

This is a Shawl. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is silk and its technique is appliqué on net. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. August Belmont. It is credited Gift of Mrs. August Belmont.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 206 x 60 cm (6 ft. 9 1/8 in. x 23 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (France); silk; H x W: 206 x 60 cm (6 ft. 9 1/8 in. x 23 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. August Belmont; 1942-41-1

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