Paisley shawl

Paisley shawl
Title
Paisley shawl
Date 
1850-1885
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
overall (with fringe): 73 x 66 1/2 in. ( 185.4 x 168.9 cm )
Description 
Jaquard woven wool harlequin paisley shawl in red and green with white and yellow accents; black square center with plant boteh design reaching in at each corner towards the center, surrounded by boteh, plant and floral design set in repeating arabesque pattern, bordered on all sides with boteh, plant and geometric motif; warps ends have red and green fringe, weft edges are unselveged.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Object Number 
1978.40
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group