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Shawl

French, possibly Nimes
1845-1850


Object Place: Paisley, Scotland

Dimensions

17.33 x 35 cm (6 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1092

Medium or Technique

Field: 2/2 S twill; Borders: 1/3 S twill ground patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 S twill, clipped; Warp: silk plied with wool; main weft: wool; pattern weft: wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shawl; white center; very deep borders of cone pattern in strong polychrome colors; borders on two ends woven in short bolcks of different colors with short warp fringe.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears