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Item Details
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Available to everyone
Culture
Indian
Title
Kashmiri turnover shawl
Work Type
Kashmiri turnover shawl
Date
19th century
Material
Wool, woven, embroidery
Description
Square shawl. Center piece is solid teal with embroidered flowers around its edge and a hand-embroidered "signature" on one corner. 2 adjacent sides have a 13" border of woven stripes with foliate arabesque designs; the other 2 adjacent sides have an 8" border of woven strips of foliate arabesque designs. Outermost border of entire shawl is made of small multicolor tabs that have been sewn together; each tab contains a detailed embroidered arabesque design. Border colors include green, fuchsia, black, teal, ivory, orange, red. 2 adjacent borders were sewn onto the right side and two on the reverse so that when the shawl was folded into a triangle for wearing, only the right side of the borders would show (thus the term "turnover shawl").
Repository
Textile and Costume Collection, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
ID Number
Accession Number: 1982.23.1
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File Properties
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