Paisley cashmere shawl

Object Number: 
1950.282
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 113 x 58 in. ( 287 x 147.3 cm )
Description: 
Jaquard woven paisley wool shawl on red ground with black center; elongated boteh, palmetto and floral design throughout with arabesque motif around the border; the design is worked in various shades of red, blue and green; the long edges have dark green selveges.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Edmund MacIlwain
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group