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Long rectangular shawl

English, possibly Norwich
about 1840

Object Place: Paisley, Scotland


157 cm (61 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

3/1 Z twill patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: silk; weft: wool; pattern wefts: wool

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White ground deep border at ends formed of six rows of small floral cones, double inner border on two ends and same double border on two long sides; design, polychrome with blues predominating, of floral cone and vine; short warp fringe on two ends.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend