Fragment of shawl border

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 33cm (11 7/16 x 13in.)

Accession Number

21.1319

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry, stenciled with gold leaf

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of cream white cashmere twill tapestry shawl with fine overall accents in metallic gold and border design of two rows of large floral motifs and guard band of floral meander in green, orange and pink outlined with metallic gold.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: June 2, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund