Shawl (Scotland), ca. 1865
Some European shawls have a solid-colored field without ornamentation. This may have been a result of the way it was worn: the square shawl would be folded into a triangle and draped over the shoulders, making the borders the most visible and important part of the design.
This object was
Grace Lincoln Temple.
It is credited
Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 203.5 x 186.8 cm (6 ft. 8 1/8 in. x 6 ft. 1 9/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Shawl (Scotland), ca. 1865; wool; H x W: 203.5 x 186.8 cm (6 ft. 8 1/8 in. x 6 ft. 1 9/16 in.); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1937-36-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.