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Object ID 1959.002.026
Object Name Shawl
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Evans E. Bartlett
Year Range from 1825
Year Range to 1875
Description Woman's woolen paisley shawl with an oval black center that is superimposed with foliate designs at the top and bottom and half medallions at each side. The color scheme is mostly red with teal accents and there is a fringe along one of the short edges.
Dimensions W-60.25 L-121 inches
Dimension Details total length including fringe, which is 3" long.
Owned Ward, Bush, and MacArthur families
Provenance Received as part of a large group of items that came from the Ward, Bush, and MacArthur families. The donor is a niece of Christopher L. Ward (1868-1943), a Wilmington civic leader and past president of the Delaware Historical Society.
Subjects Clothing & dress

People Ward, Christopher
Search Terms Shawls
Clothing
Paisley
Nineteenth Century
Room Read Bedroom
Material Wool