Red, Blue, Gold, Green, and White Silk and Wool Paisley Shawl
Description: European machine woven; silk warp; wool weft, red ground, all borders woven into main piece; very fine and delicate main border in blue, gold, and green with of white dots; very carefully sheared back.
Materials: silk, wool
Techniques: twill weave, machine weaving
Measurements: Width: 54"; length: 53"
References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 3
Cataloger Name(s) and Date(s): Lydia Wilson (2012-08-20)
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