Fragment of shawl

Scottish (Paisley)
first third of the 19th century


Dimensions

156.3 x 296 cm (61 9/16 x 116 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: W: 0.563 m; L: 2.960 m

Accession Number

51.1550

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular shawl; cream wool ground printed in polychrome with green and dark blue predominating; deep border (double) on two short ends and narrow outer border on all four sides, of cone motives with small-scale symmetrical floral sprays between cones; similar sprays powdered over ground; cream wool fringe on two short ends; a number of small breaks, holes and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Pease