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Square shawl with white field and border with ribbon-bow corner motif in blue

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Square shawl with white field; border with ribbon-bow corner motif in blue; hand weaving; twill tapestry weave; warp of wool; weft of wool. Originally made in India; worn by Eliza (Betsey) Clarke; worn in America.
Date: 1790-1810

Wrappers Series; Wrappers 1794 - 1829, page 1

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This notebook page includes an illustration related to wrappers, from Heideloff's Gallery of Fashion, 1794. The Wrapper Series consists of fashion illustrations and texts, compiled by Nancy Rexford, from periodicals dated late 18th - early 20th…
Date: 1794

Long shawl with white field and end border with three rows of blue and red botehs

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Long shawl with white field; end border with three rows of blue and red botehs; hand weaving; twill tapestry weave; warp of wool; weft of wool. Originally made in India.
Date: 1800-1815

Long shawl with white field and end border with dense sprigs in blue

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Long shawl with white field; end border with dense sprigs in blue; hand weaving; twill tapestry weave; warp of wool; weft of wool. Originally made in India; worn by Betsey Barr; worn in America.
Date: 1800-1815

Square shawl with white field and border with sprigs with red and green botehs

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Square shawl with white field; border with sprigs with red and green botehs; drawloom; twill weave with additional continuous patterning wefts; warp of silk; weft of wool. Originally made in Europe.
Date: 1800-1815

Square shawl with green field and border with red/pink borders and sprigs

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Square shawl with green field; border with red/pink borders and sprigs; drawloom; twill weave with additional continuous patterning wefts; warp of silk; weft of wool. Originally made in Europe; worn by Janette Griswold (Mrs. Oliver) Walker.
Date: 1800-1815

Square shawl with white field and border with stripes and sprigs of red and blue, triangular corner motifs

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Square shawl with white field; border with stripes and sprigs of red and blue, triangular corner motifs; drawloom; twill weave with additional continuous patterning wefts; warp of cotton; weft of wool. Originally made in Europe.
Date: 1800-1815

Square moon shawl with blue-sprigged white field and border with densely patterned medallions

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Square moon shawl with blue-sprigged white field; border with densely patterned medallions; hand weaving; twill tapestry weave; warp of wool; weft of wool. Originally made in India; worn by Mary Adams Saunders; worn in America.
Date: 1805-1811

Border Design Series: Section 03, Image 161

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This image includes an illustration related to border designs. It is from Ackermann's Repository of Arts, November 1811. The Border Design Series consists of fashion illustrations and texts, compiled by Nancy Rexford, from periodicals dated late 18th…
Date: July 1810

Border Design Series: Section 01, Image 001

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This image, titled "A Border & a Pattern of a Veil," includes an illustration related to border designs. It is from Ackermann's Repository of Arts, November 1811. The Border Design Series consists of fashion illustrations and texts, compiled by Nancy…
Date: November 1811
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