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Shawl Border Fragment

Tapestry with paisley design throughout in reds, purples, blues, and beiges, with fringe on top and bottom.
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  • Tapestry with paisley design throughout in reds, purples, blues, and beiges, with fringe on top and bottom.

Date:

1815/20

Artist:

India

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Shawl Border Fragment

Origin

India

Date

Made 1815–1820

Medium

Wool, double interlocking 2:2 'S' twill tapestry weave; ends of pieced 2:2 'S' twill weaves; main warp fringe

Dimensions

50.8 × 133.7 cm (20 × 52 5/8 in.) Repeat: 32.4 × 14.25 cm (12 3/4 × 5 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John J. Glessner through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.1096

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