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Object ID # 1959.073.001
Object Name Shawl
Title Triangular Black Silk Crepe Shawl
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date c. 1800
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Essex, England
Description Triangular, black silk crepe shawl with fringe along all three edges.
Provenance The last owner, Mr. Ricky Van Slyke, of Owen Sound, Ontario, reported in 1959 that this shawl was brought to Canada from Essex, England, but did not provide the woman's name. He suggested that it dates from the early 19th-century.
Collection Textiles, 19th-c Clothing Collection, Women's
Material Silk Crepe
Dimensions W-94 L-200 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario