Long Shawl

A work made of center of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave; patterned areas of cotton, weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; attached side borders of cotton and wool, weft-float faced 2:2 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; added fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.
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  • A work made of center of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 's' twill weave; patterned areas of cotton, weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 's' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; attached side borders of cotton and wool, weft-float faced 2:2 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'z' twill interlacings; added fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1815/20

Artist:

Probably Scotland, Edinburgh or Paisley, or England, Norwich

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Title

Long Shawl

Origin

Scotland

Date

1815–1820

Medium

Center of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 3:1 'S' twill weave; patterned areas of cotton, weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'S' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; attached side borders of cotton and wool, weft-float faced 2:2 'Z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; added fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Dimensions

259.1 x 128.3 cm (102 x 50 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jennie Hodge Schmidt

Reference Number

1965.705

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