White, Purple, Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow Woven Silk and Wool Paisley Shawl

Date: 1830- 1838
ID: hdrx_b01s04_sh002
Period: 1830s

Description: Silk warp; wool weft; white ground; repeated bota border; enlarged bota in each corner; partially trimmed back.
Materials: silk, wool
Techniques: twill weave
Measurements: Selvage to selvage: 64"; hem to hem 64"

Gender: female

References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 2

Cataloger Name(s) and Date(s): Lydia Wilson (2012-08-20)

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“White, Purple, Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow Woven Silk and Wool Paisley Shawl,” Historic Dress, accessed October 15, 2019, http://historicdress.org/omeka/items/show/285.

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