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Object Name Shawl
Object ID # 1995.16.5
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1969
Material Silk, Cotton
Dimensions W-66.5 L-145 inches
Description A ladies rectangular lightweight shawl made out of a plain black silk and cotton blended twill. Two sides have 2.250" long knotted self-fringe.
Provenance Owned by Annie L. Alderfer Alderfer Landis (1883-1969), wife of Elmer N. Alderfer (1882-1918) and later Henry M. Landis (1874-1941). They all resided in Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County and were members of the Salford Mennonite Church. She passed this shawl down to her son, the donor.

Source Gift of Arthur & Mary Shelly Alderfer
People Landis, Annie L. Alderfer Alderfer, 1883-1969
Collection Clothing-Accessories