Shaker Museum

Shawl

Object ID
1965.15713.1
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Description

Wool weft, possible wool silk blend for warp; borders of silk stripes across both ends and along fringed length (2 3/8" stripe with three pinstripes in between). Woven in predominantly left hand twill with reverse to right twill for silk stripes at edges.

Notes

Believed to be worn over a Sunday kerchief to keep it clean. Owned by Eldress Harriet Bullard; may have been woven by her as well. Given to the donor by Eldress Anna Case of the Watervliet, NY Shakers; the donor lived at Watervliet's South Family as a child.

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Shaker Museum Shawl. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=19170. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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Bullard, Harriet

1824-1916

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