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Long rectangular shawl

Scottish (Paisley)
about 1840


Object Place: Paisley, Scotland

Dimensions

157 cm (61 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1002

Medium or Technique

3/1 Z twill patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: silk; weft: wool; pattern wefts: wool

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White ground deep border at ends formed of six rows of small floral cones, double inner border on two ends and same double border on two long sides; design, polychrome with blues predominating, of floral cone and vine; short warp fringe on two ends.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend