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Shawl
Shawl, Late 18th - early 19th century
Indian
Goat fleece, silk; 2/2 double-interlocked twill tapestry
8 feet 11 inches × 49 5/8 inches (271.8 × 126 cm)
Gift of the children of Mrs. Charles Custis Harrison, 1929
1929-175-3
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A Passion for Paisley: Indian and European Shawls from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
September 3, 1996 - January 19, 1997
An exhibition of shawls, on view for the first time, includes about forty objects dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The exhibition focuses upon the evolution of shawl design and corresponding artistic interchanges between India and Europe. Related articles of women's dress complement the shawls.

Curators

Dilys E. Blum
Arlene Cooper

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