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Clothing and Dress > Shawls

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85/278 Shawl, woven silk, maker unknown, Syria, [early 20th century]
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Object statement
Shawl, woven silk, maker unknown, Syria, [early 20th century]
Shawl made in Syria in the early twentieth century.
Purchased in Alappo c.1970

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Description
Shawl, woven silk, maker unknown, Syria, [early 20th century]

Twill weave silk shawl, comprised of three lengths of fabric in a multi-coloured checked pattern, handsewn together with gold coloured cord. The shawl is tasselled at the ends.

Made: Syria; 1900 - 1925
Marks
No marks
85/278
Production date
1900 - 1925
Height
1180 mm
Width
2480 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased 1985
Subjects
+ Arabic speaking cultures
+ Textile manufacturing
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/46620 |title=85/278 Shawl, woven silk, maker unknown, Syria, [early 20th century] |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=27 May 2015 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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