Paisley shawl

Object Number: 
1978.40
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group