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Shawl

Scottish (Paisley)
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: Paisley, Scotland

Dimensions

160 x 175 cm (63 x 68 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2133

Medium or Technique

2/1 Z twill patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 2/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: silk; weft: wool; pattern weft: wool

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square shawl; red ground with all-over polychrome design, blue and green predominating, of cone pattern made up of minute floral forms; outer border of angular flowering vine; several small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge