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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 2002.13.01
Object Name Shawl
Description Woven wool paisley shawl, jacquard material, circa 1850. Unknown if Asian or British in origin. Fringed edges, color scheme of orange, red, white, black, and gold forming the paisley and other designs. 68 inches by 66 inches excluding fringe. Small tear in middle of shawl, label with accession number sewed on in one corner. A variety of shawls such as this one are listed in the Fort Nisqually records of trade goods and they were a popular, and functional, fashion accessory throughout the 19th century.
Date c. 1850
Year Range from 1830.0
Year Range to 1880.0
Search Terms Shawl
Paisley shawl
Clothing - Accessory
Trade Good
Imagefile 006\20021301-5.JPG