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Object Number 1987.041.0159
Object Name Shawl
Date 1870-1880 circa
Culture Indian, North, Kashmir
Description Square tilikar paisley shawl with black cross-shaped field, with pink red, white, blue, yellow, green, ocher; pieced, twill-tapestry weave, 1/2" harlequin warp and weft fringe all 4 sides, 74-1/2" x 74-1/2" 2/2 twill with floats, wool warp and weft, embroidered outer borders.

Original catalog card: c. 1860, Square woven and pieced shawl, "Rumal" with embroidered borders. 74" square.
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Credit line S R Collection
Exhibit History-Exhibit # 84
Label Indian style signature