Red, Yellow, White, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Green, Light Green, Pink, and Brown Woven and Sewn Paisley Shawl

ID: hdrx_b01s04_sh011
Region: India
Culture: Indian

Description: Silky wool; twilled; all pieces sewn together; solid red center; large repeating bota border on all sides; small bota corner motif; fringe on all four sides; in memory of Amos Bonsall; Indian made.
Materials: wool
Techniques: twill weave, sewing
Measurements: Selvage to selvage: 64"; hem to hem: 64"; fringe: 2"

Gender: female

References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 11

Cataloger Name(s) and Date(s): Lydia Wilson (2012-08-21)

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“Red, Yellow, White, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Green, Light Green, Pink, and Brown Woven and Sewn Paisley Shawl,” Historic Dress, accessed October 14, 2019, http://historicdress.org/omeka/items/show/294.

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