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A Passion for Paisley: Indian and European Shawls

Start Date 03 September 1996
End Date 19 January 1997
Venue Philadelphia Museum of Art
Location Philadelphia, USA
Curator Dilys E. Blum and Arlene Cooper   

An exhibition of shawls, on view for the first time, includes about forty objects dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The exhibition focuses upon the evolution of shawl design and corresponding artistic interchanges between India and Europe. Related articles of women’s dress complement the shawls. 


Dilys E. Blum
Arlene Cooper