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Shawl (Mexico)

This is a Shawl. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is plain weave embroidered in eyelet, outline and satin stitches with inlays of net. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. F. Kingsbury Curtis. It is credited Gift of Mrs. F. Kingsbury Curtis.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 124 x 124 cm (48 13/16 x 48 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Shawl (Mexico); linen, cotton; Warp x Weft: 124 x 124 cm (48 13/16 x 48 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. F. Kingsbury Curtis; 1948-29-1

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