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Paisley shawl

Date made: mid 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Very broad and long, wolleen paisley shawl. Mainly red and blue medallion pattern on one half and red,blue pattern on cream on other half. This appears deliberate rather than faded by sun. Floral, leaf patterns and border. Frayed with some holes. 320 x 160 cm.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: wool

Object name: shawl

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1989-0030


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