Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-8947

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

Descriptive Terms

shawls
fringe
hand weaving
wool (textile)
paisley
stripes
Wool
Paisley
Fringe
Woven
Stripe
SHAWL

Inscription

Chain stitched at corner: [see worksheet for sketch] Stenciled on label: [star figure] 32894

Additional Identification Number

65

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

India

Dimensions

56 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.6076