Object Place: Paisley, Scotland
175.5 x 173.5 cm (69 1/8 x 68 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.735 x 1.755 m
Medium or Technique
Silk and wool
Not On View
Scottish, paisley, reversible shawl. Kashmir imitation. tabby-woven, with silk warps and silk or wool wefts. Pattern shows small floral and cone motifs and large conventionalized floral and arch motifs superimposed on a ground of wide and narrow stripes. Same pattern on reverse, in opposite colors. Colors predominantly yeloow, white, red and black. Green selvedges. At both ends, warps knotted into fringe.
Gift of Miss Alice Endicott