French, possibly Nimes
Object Place: Paisley, Scotland
17.33 x 35 cm (6 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Field: 2/2 S twill; Borders: 1/3 S twill ground patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 S twill, clipped; Warp: silk plied with wool; main weft: wool; pattern weft: wool
Not On View
Rectangular shawl; white center; very deep borders of cone pattern in strong polychrome colors; borders on two ends woven in short bolcks of different colors with short warp fringe.
Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears