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Shawl

Probably Scottish (Paisley)
1860s


Object Place: Paisley, Scotland

Dimensions

190.5 x 200 cm (75 x 78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1008

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square shawl with bright red center and border design of palmette pattern, palmettes alternately facing up and down, many of leaves or petals in cone shape, outer border simulating squares of different colored materials, design woven in bright polychrome, short warp fringe on two ends; a number of breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton