Pieced Twill Tapestry Square Kashmir Shawl, mid 19th century.

Pieced Twill Tapestry Square Kashmir Shawl, mid 19th century.

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Pieced Twill Tapestry Square Kashmir Shawl, mid 19th century. Twill tapestry woven in segments and then pieced together. Elaborate cone/buta/paisley pattern with a square, solid red center. Embroidered borders. 73" square.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Shawl, Kashmir
date made
mid 19th century
place made
Kashmir
Physical Description
twill tapestry weave, pieced, embroidered (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 73 in x 73 in; 185.42 cm x 185.42 cm
ID Number
TE.T02603.000
catalog number
T02603.000
accession number
58385
Credit Line
Gift of Gracie K. Richards
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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