Scottish, probably Edinburgh
Object Place: England
162.8 x 158.9 cm (64 1/8 x 62 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
1/3 S twill ground patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 S twill, clipped; Warp: silk?; main weft: wool; pattern wefts: wool and silk
Not On View
Square shawl designed to be worn folded; bright red ground with narrow border on all four sides of small-scale green serpentine vine bearing cone shaped blue blossoms, alternating right and left; border outlined on each side by very narrow flowering vine on white ground; narrow fringe on all four sides; several small holes and cracks.
Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton