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SHAWL

Description

Black center; predominantly red w/ green, pink, orange & blue; large, elongated paisley motif w/ smaller paisleys throughout; woven; patchwork border embroidered w/ stylized flowers & scallop; borders are handstitched to center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
Embroidered on black center & paisley ground: [string of letters in foreign, probably Indian, language].
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
SHAWL
shawls
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
57.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.6202
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73782

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