Black, Gold, Green, Red, Purple, Blue, and White Woven Paisley Shawl

Date: 1830-40s
ID: hdrx_b01s04_sh008

Description: Black center; gold, green, red, purple, blue, and white borders; 1/2 off each end of warp for wool fringe; very stiff and harsh; very tightly woven ground; European.
Materials: wool, cotton
Techniques: twill weave
Measurements: Selvage to selvage: 68 1/2"; hem to hem: 67 1/2"

Gender: female

References: information from the Nancy Rexford Research Archive, box 1, section 4, card 8

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

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“Black, Gold, Green, Red, Purple, Blue, and White Woven Paisley Shawl,” Historic Dress, accessed October 18, 2019, http://historicdress.org/omeka/items/show/291.

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