Deaccessioned June 22, 2017
Long rectangular shawl
Object Place: Paisley, Scotland
75.5 x 274 cm (29 3/4 x 107 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
White (cream) silk ground; deep double border at each end of cone motif, blue and green and red predominating; narrow border along sides of minute flowering vine; all borders of cotton and sewed to ground; many small brownish stains; said to have been Joanna (Brown) Kinsman’s wedding mantle, winter 1828.
Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)