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Paisley shawl

Paisley shawl
Title
Paisley shawl
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
Overall: 135 x 3050 1/2 in. ( 342.9 x 7748.3 cm )
Description 
Jaquard woven wool paisley shawl in red and blue against cream colored ground; the center is rectangular and cream colored surrounded with a border of small red and blue boteh; large elongated boteh in a horizontal row across each end, the outer border is a boteh and plant motif; the fringe across each end consists of strips of cream colored wool which has been unravelled and sewn to the shawl.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Modry
Object Number 
1947.426
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group