Fragment of a shawl

India (Kashmir)
late 18 century (?)


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

73 x 101 cm (28 3/4 x 39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.2384

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made up of fragments of larger pieces of weaving sewed together, with narrow floral border added. All-over pattern of flowers, leaves, polygons and rosettes in white and various shades of blue, red and yellow. Sections of design joined by interlocking threads, many of which now worn or gone, leaving open slits. Uneqully worn and faded. Colors of warp threads differ.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 10, 1906

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection