Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11550

Description

Of square form with fringe on all sides. It is printed with aubergine border enclosing a dense pattern of paisley devices. Primarily it is of palmettes and shaped medallions in shades of purple, violet, green, red and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
printing (process)
wool (textile)
paisley
Wool
Transfer Printed
Paisley
SHAWL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

60 x 60 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1748