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Simple Stripe Welsh Shoulder Shawl 10797

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£ 55.00

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Sandy Terra with  fine cream and eua de nil stripes . Twisted fringe

 Fine Welsh wool.

Some small  historic darns and a faint mark - very rare to find an antique  shawl of this age in perfect condition.  A lovely piece of Welsh Heritage

Part of Welsh costume The 'siol bach'  (small shawl ) is also known as a

shoulder shawl . In the past it would have been folded into a triangle and pinned with a thorn.  Worn by both men and women

Very early shawls were in plain colours with fine over check but towards the end of the 19th century   checks became more common.

Specifications

1900
West Wales
94 x 92cm
37 x 36 inches
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