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Paisley shawl

Object Number: 
1947.426
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group