Long narrow shawl
English (Norwich) or Scottish (Edinburgh)?
Object Place: Norwich or Edinborough, England or Scotland
50.8 x 248 cm (20 x 97 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Field: 2/2 S twill; Border: 1/3 S twill ground with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 S twill; Warp: cotton?; Main weft: wool; patterning wefts: wool
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Cream-colored ground (wool warp, silk weft) with deep border desing of floral cones, one row large, two flanking rows small, woven with polychrome wools; narrow border, sewn to long sides, of minute flowering vine; short white silk fringe on short ends; a number of small brownish stains.
Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen