|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|
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|
Bates, George H.