Black Paisley Shawl, c.1840-1880

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Date:1840 - 1879 (c.)

Description:This beautiful shawl is made out of black silk with a coloured paisley pattern covering the entire piece and a fringe trim.

Paisley shawls were in fashion for nearly 100 years from around 1780 to 1870s.
This shawl is thought to be Victorian.


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Image courtesy of: Mr G. Tomlinson

Donor ref:NM.2000.73.12 (22/27932)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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