Orenburg Knitted Wool Shawl

Description
This gossamer fine wool shawl was knitted in Orenburg, Russia in 1869, according to the donor, Miss Marthe Panchard. The shawl is pictured in Gossamer Webs: The History and Techniques of Orenburg Lace Shawls by Galina A. Khmeleva, 1998, p. 11
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knitting
lace, knitting
lace, knitting, shawl
Object Type
knitting
date made
1869
maker
unknown
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 60 in x 90 in; 152.4 cm x 228.6 cm
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya, Orenburg
ID Number
TE*T17898
catalog number
T17898
accession number
317932
subject
Costume
Lace
Lace Making
Adornment
Wool
Knitting
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Clothing & Accessories
Lace
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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