Shawl, 1830-1835, black ground, sewn-on border with tilted botehs in yellow, white and red
Description: Square shawl, plain black wool, to which the border of another, presumably earlier and damaged shawl has been stitched. The border design has tilted botehs alternating with upright botehs, interwined with a branchlike motif.
Measurements: Selvage to selvage: 66 1/2"; hem to hem: 66 1/2"
References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 10
Cataloger Name(s) and Date(s): Lydia Wilson (2012-08-20) Nancy Rexford (2013-11-08)
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