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Cream Welsh Nursing Shawl 10890

£ 85.00

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A beautiful soft cream Welsh Nursing shawl .

Has a numbers of well executed darns - it is very rare to find a historic piece without any damage .  A lovely historic Welsh Textile.  To wear ,drape or keep.

The big shawl was in demand for centuries in the steep sided valleys of Wales as a very practical way of carrying a baby, keeping mother warm and leaving both hands free. Prams certainly  weren't practical in such hilly areas ( even if you could afford one ) and so the siol magi had for centuries provided a solution to many of the problems of valley mothers.


West Wales
175 x 181cm 13 cm fringe
69 x 71inches 5 inch fringe
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