Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-10671

Description

Shawl of square form with red center with interwovened cones and stylized palmettes woven in green, yellow, blue, pink and beige within a wide inner border of shaped reserves woven with varims Parsely motifs on a red, yellow or green ground, all enclosed by a narrow outer border patterned with floral devices and fringe at two ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
wool (textile)
weaving
floral patterns
paisley
Wool
Floral
Paisley
Woven
SHAWL

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

72 x 72 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.563