Loosely woven twill shawl. It has a band of woven design across the centre, which separates a white ground from one of bright red. The deep end, side borders and long stems of flowers are in bright pink, bright green, mid blue, sand and reddish-brown.
The warp is dyed in white, for the white ground, and in brown, for the red ground. The selvedges are green and red-brown, very loosely woven. The fringe is applied in black, green, pale yellow and blue silk.
Shawl of twill, Paisley, Scotland, ca. 1850-1855.