Cashmere scarf: paisley

Object Number: 
INV.11757
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
with fringe: 67 x 9 1/2 in. ( 170.2 x 24.1 cm )
Description: 
Long black stole flanked with paisley ends; outer border composed of pieced embroidered squares of black, red, orange, blue, and beige fabric; multi-colored fringe on two short ends.
Gallery Label: 
Shawls with black centers were popular in Great Britain after the death of Princess Charlotte in 1817.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group