Shawl (India for European market)
A pattern of multicolor bands at the ends of a shawl was originally the result of a striped warp. The so-called harlequin border became so popular that manufacturers began adding them regardless of the shawl’s design.
This object was
Mrs. John Rolph.
It is credited
Bequest of Dorothy Franklin Rolph.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 198.1 x 203.2 cm (6 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 8 in.)
Cite this object as
Shawl (India for European market); wool; H x W: 198.1 x 203.2 cm (6 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 8 in.); Bequest of Dorothy Franklin Rolph; 1980-38-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.