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Stole with paisley border

Object Number: 
1971.19
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
with fringe: 11 x 91 in. ( 27.9 x 231.1 cm )
Description: 
Long red stole flanked with paisley ends; multi-colored horizontal border with woven arabesque pattern; multi-colored fringe on two short ends.
Gallery Label: 
This type of narrow stole, originally used in India as a scarf or waistband, became a popular fashion accessory in Europe and the United States during the mid-nineteenth century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group