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Object ID 1978.049
Object Name Shawl
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line DHS Collection
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Description Cashmere lady's shawl woven in a red, green, orange, and white paisley design with a solid black rectangle at the center and black fringe on two edges.
Dimensions W-63.5 L-134.25 inches
Owned Elizabeth Ballister Russell Bates
Provenance This shawl is said to have belonged to Elizabeth Ballister Russell Bates (d. 1925), wife of George Handy Bates (1845-1916). It may have been given to her by a family member on the occasion of her marriage on May 26, 1870.

Subjects Clothing & dress
People Bates, George H.
Search Terms Shawls
Nineteenth Century
Room Front Parlor
Material Cashmere