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SHAWL

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On a buff ground, large scrolls and flower and leaf motifs all over in shocking pink. Near each of the four corners a large cluster of flowers and leaves embroidered in silk thread in orange, green, blue, purple and dark red. A silk fringe in pink and off-white sewn to the edge all around.

Category:
costume, national
Object name:
SHAWL
Made from:
Brocade
Made in:
USSR
Date made:
ca. 1930
Size:
160 cm (63 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
47.11
Class:
COSTUME
Signature marks:
MARK on back a hexagonal stamp with Russian lettering included words for "examined at the control point" probably an export stamp
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977