Shawl (India), 1850–1875
The popular design of elongated paisley cones running from the four corners to center of a plain field was derived almost exclusively from pattern books being published and printed in Paris. Eventually, the center field became so small and complex in shape it would have to be made separately and pieced in, as is the case here.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Marian Hague.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 180 x 184.2 cm (70 7/8 x 72 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Shawl (India), 1850–1875; wool; H x W: 180 x 184.2 cm (70 7/8 x 72 1/2 in.); Gift of Marian Hague; 1946-65-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.