Printed square shawl or furnishing fabric; mid 19th C.

Printed square shawl or furnishing fabric; mid 19th C.

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Cotton, block-printed square shawl, or possibly a table cover; mid 19th C. Border design engineered to continue around the corners. European style flowers and leaves with a stylized lace-like ruffle connecting, floral motifs in two diagonally opposing corners suggest this was ade for use as a shawl, folded in half diagonally. A narrow outer border with a stylized 'indienne' design.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shawl, printed
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
ID Number
TE.T16397.000
catalog number
T16397.000
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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