A collection of 6 mounted boards with hand-drawn, hand-painted designs for shawls, featuring the Kashmir cypress cone or 'Paisley' pattern.
Paisley Shawl Designs
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1694 DC 080
- Dates of Creation1840s-1850s
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description6 designs on board
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
These designs would have been transferred to woodblocks for the printing of shawls. The designs would have been devised by freelance designers or in-house by a shawl manufacturer for sale to manufacturers.
Conditions Governing Access
Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Designs are hand-drawn and hand-painted on paper and have been mounted on board for conservation reasons.
Catalogued by Michelle Kaye, Archives and Collections Assistant, 10th January 2013. Archives Hub description updated by Michelle Kaye, Archives and Collections Assistant, 16th January 2013.
This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.
Probably acquired by Glasgow School of Art to be used as teaching aids.