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Knitted and Embroidered Shawl, c. 1851

Knitted and embroidered shawl, Britain, c. 1850. Knitted and embroidered shawl, Britain, c. 1850. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.81-2015.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London holds a knitted and embroidered shawl that was reportedly exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851. It was made of nettle fibre and measures 170 x 120 cm.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 23 November 2016).

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