Border of shawl
early 19th century
Object Place: Kashmir, India
58 x 119 cm (22 13/16 x 46 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool twill tapestry
Not On View
Part of shawl of wool twill tapestry with white main field and crosswise border (palla) with design of three rows of boteh motifs, between which are small leaves, woven in pinks, blues, light green and brown; narrow guard bands with floral meander and stitched narrow white wool fringe.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel