French Paisley Moon Shawl

Kashmiri paisley shawls were brought to Europe by the French. They became a fashion rage and were copied by the Europeans,using cost cutting and innovative techniques.The labor intensive tapestry method was replaced by the Jacquard loom.The ornamentation westernized as well.

Circa: 1840

Origin: France

Material: Wool and silk

Condition: Threadbear at spots, backed to a very stable

Dimensions: 66 x 67

Inventory number: WR2974



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