Cream, Purple, Green, and Pink Woven Pasliey Shawl

Date: 1830s
ID: hdrx_b01s04_sh012
Region: India
Culture: Indian

Description: Silk warp; wool weft; cream center; small paisley inside large paisley pattern; later wool fringe on a silk tape added on.
Materials: silk, wool
Measurements: Selvage to selvage: 67"; hem to hem: 67"

Donated by: Nellie G Brown

Gender: female

References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 12

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

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