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Shawl

Description

Rectangular; woven in alternating stripes of black, light blue, red, white, gold and light green/teal each with repeating small ground figure. Overlay of diagonally running paisley-like vines across entire shawl. Selvage sides; fringed ends. Style of shawl known as "Zebra".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Chain stitched at corner: [see worksheet for sketch] Stenciled on label: [star figure] 32894
Location of origin
India
Material
fringe
hand weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
hand weaving
paisley
Paisley
SHAWL
shawls
Stripe
stripes
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
56 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6076
GUSN
8947

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