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Shawl

Silk warps, wool and silk wefts. Cream twill ground with narrow applied floral bands bordering long sides and deep bands showing large cones with scattered flowers between them at the shorter ends. Above and below the cones, bands matching those applied at the sides; between upper band and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke

Probably Scottish (Paisley), about 1849, maybe earlier

Object Place

Paisley, Scotland

Accession Number

56.1305

Medium or Technique

Silk, wool; silk warp, wool and silk wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes