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Mezzaro (shawl or headcovering)

Mezzaro in a multicolored design on a white ground. Formed of three panels stitched together. Large-scale tree with a border of alternating bunches of fruit and vases with flowers.

Credit: Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt...

19th century
Medium: cotton Technique: block printed on plain weave
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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