Object Place: Paisley, Scotland
157 x 325 cm (61 13/16 x 127 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and silk, jacquard woven
Not On View
Large rectangular shawl with Jacquard-woven side and end borders in predominately red, blue and black with large undecorated black rectangular center. Design of highly stylized swirling arabesques edged with borders of colored niches (mihrabs) woven all of a piece.
MIss Charlotte W. Sawyer; gift to the MFA, January 14, 1976
Gift of Miss Charlotte W. Sawyer, in memory of Sarah Barker Lennan and Martha Barker Sawyer