Fragment of a shawl
late 18 century (?)
Object Place: Kashmir, India
73 x 101 cm (28 3/4 x 39 3/4 in.)
Not On View
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.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 10, 1906
Denman Waldo Ross Collection