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Shawl (France)

This is a Shawl. It is dated 1918–26 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is silk and its technique is batik. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Rodman A. Heeren. It is credited Gift of Rodman A. Heeren.

  • Shawl (France)
  • silk, metallic thread (wound on silk core).
  • Gift of Rodman A. Heeren.
  • 1960-151-15

Its dimensions are

H x W: 153 x 142 cm (60 1/4 x 55 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Initials next to large peony in the outer border: V.T. (?)

Cite this object as

Shawl (France); silk; H x W: 153 x 142 cm (60 1/4 x 55 7/8 in.); Gift of Rodman A. Heeren; 1960-151-13

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