Red shawl w/embroidered border and insert
with fringe: 54 1/2 x 55 1/2 in. ( 138.4 x 141 cm )
Square turnover shawl with wool bands with woven paisley design sewn to four edges of a red cashmere center; with large embroidered boteh or paisley motif inset in one corner and pieced, red silk borders with narrow fringe on all four sides.
According to the accession records, this shawl belonged to the second Mrs. Millard Fillmore.
Gift of Mrs. F. Leighton Meserve
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.