Fragment of a shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
late 18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 18 5/16 in. (68 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

99.163

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of shawl in dark blue cashmere twill tapestry and design of stylized leaves forming diamond lattice and enclosing small flowers (butis) in light blue, yellow, white and red; along one edge is a narrow border (hashia) with meandering floral pattern.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 30, 1899

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection