Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland c.1840

Made in Scotland, 1830-1850.

Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland, c. 1840

Large rectangular shawl, twill weave with discontinuous supplementary weft. Plain cream central ground with deep border worked at upper and lower ends with a dense paisley design worked in reds, greens, blues and yellows, inner edges of the design ‘feather out into the cream ground. Narrow borders worked at side edges with ‘feathered’ botehs extending into central ground, Fringed upper and lower edges.

Summary

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Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland, c. 1840

Large rectangular shawl, twill weave with discontinuous supplementary weft. Plain cream central ground with deep border worked at upper and lower ends with a dense paisley design worked in reds, greens, blues and yellows, inner edges of the design 'feather out into the cream ground. Narrow borders worked at side edges with 'feathered' botehs extending into central ground, Fringed upper and lower edges.

Dimensions

1520 mm
2890 mm

Production

1830-1850

Source

Gift of Minna McGrady, 1987
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland c.1840 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 June 2017, <https://ma.as/78293>
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