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Rectangular shawl. Jacquard-woven; wool. Red ground with paisley motifs highlighted in white, black, green and light blue. The motifs are edged with stylized carnation forms. Bright red center medallion. Woven mihrab borders with self-colored fringes. Condition: Good. A few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Miller

Scottish (Paisley), After 1865

Object Place

Paisley, Scotland

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; jacquard-woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts