Fragment of shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)

Object Place: Kashmir, India


Overall: 124 x 119 cm (48 13/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Fragment of cashmere twill tapestry shawl with part of dark green main field; stitched to that is a complete end border with design of row of large boteh motifs composed of small flowers, below and between which are small floral bouquets and above which are long curving floral sprays; separated from the main border by a guard band of floral meander is a row symmetrically arranged fan-like flowers, buds and leaves.


Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection