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