Shawl, 1830-1835, black ground, sewn-on border with tilted botehs in yellow, white and red

Date: 1830-1835
ID: hdrx_b01s04_sh010

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"

Gender: female

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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“Shawl, 1830-1835, black ground, sewn-on border with tilted botehs in yellow, white and red,” Historic Dress, accessed October 21, 2019, http://historicdress.org/omeka/items/show/293.

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