Dating paisley shawls
The above passage is accredited to Wikipedia, The free encyclopedia Royal Doulton Paisley Shawl Figurine Collectibles Retired The figurine is entitled “Paisley Shawl” designed by L Harradine.The figurine is a lovely woman standing with blonde hair, blue eyes, wearing a white and yellow gown with red floral shawl, blue and lavender hat ; she has rosy cheeks and holds a mufti-colored umbrella . Stamped with the Royal Doulton hallmark HN 1988 and this is a retired piece they were made from 1947-1975 Condition: Excellent See our photos for the best macro views and comprehensive description and conditions.The town was one of the centres of the 1820 Radical War, where workers took to the streets demanding electoral reform and were brutally suppressed.The town’s radical nature prompted Tory prime minster Disraeli’s famous words: ‘Keep your eye on Paisley’. Coats Observatory in Paisley opened in 1883, having been paid for by Thomas Coats, philanthropist and part of the famous thread-making family.Paisley was the location for the landmark ‘snail in the bottle’ legal decision.A lady, Mrs Donoghue, visited a Paisley cafe and was served a bottle of ginger beer found to contain a dead snail.
In the early 19th century while the weaving industry was at its peak, Paisley became known as a hotbed of radical politics and early trades unionism.
This is a lovely decorative figurine for a mantle, table, under glass on a shelf or to place in a curio .
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A statue was recently unveiled – close to the museum site – to commemorate the case. Paisley Abbey dates back more than 850 years and is one of Scotland’s finest churches.