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  • Technique is exactly "hand weaving"

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 Originally made in India; worn by Mary Adams Saunders; worn in America.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 Originally made in India; worn by Eliza (Betsey) Clarke; worn in America.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

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 Originally made in India; worn by Betsey Barr; worn in America.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

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 Originally made in India.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
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