Fragment of shawl border

Indian (Kashmiri)
Sikh period
about 1820


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 51 1/2 in. (35.6 x 130.8 cm)

Accession Number

46.36

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl border fragment of wool twill tapestry with design of row of boteh motifs composed of small flowers and interwining leaves in red, green, blue and yellow on a white ground; narrow guard bands of meandering flowers.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Elizabeth G. Norton to the MFA, January 10, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth G. Norton