Shawl (India), 1830–1850
The serpentine shapes that make up this pattern reveal how much the paisley cone stretched over time. The pattern of blue-green paisleys in the background is nearly obscured by an overlay of serpentine forms in off-white.
This object was
Mrs. Ruth R. Goddard.
It is credited
Gift of Ruth R. Goddard.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 265 × 126 cm (8 ft. 8 5/16 in. × 49 5/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Shawl (India), 1830–1850; wool; H x W: 265 × 126 cm (8 ft. 8 5/16 in. × 49 5/8 in.); Gift of Ruth R. Goddard; 1966-18-3
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.