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  • Tags: Shawls--Very Early Square

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 Originally made in India; worn by Mary Adams Saunders; worn in America.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

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 Originally made in India; worn by Eliza (Betsey) Clarke; worn in America.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

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 Originally made in Europe.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 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 Originally made in Europe; worn by Janette Griswold (Mrs.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 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 Originally made in Europe.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