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87/744 Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland c.1840
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Object statement
Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland c.1840
Donated by Mrs Minna McGrady, the shawl belonged to Mrs McGrady's grandmother Minianna McGibbon.

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Description
Shawl, silk / wool, maker unknown, Scotland, c. 1840

Large rectangular shawl, twill weave with discontinuous supplementary weft. Plain cream central ground with deep border worked at upper and lower ends with a dense paisley design worked in reds, greens, blues and yellows, inner edges of the design 'feather out into the cream ground. Narrow borders worked at side edges with 'feathered' botehs extending into central ground, Fringed upper and lower edges.

Made: Scotland; 1830 - 1850
87/744
Production date
1830 - 1850
Width
1520 mm
Depth
2890 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Minna McGrady, 1987

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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