Fragment of shawl border

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
about 1800


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

30 x 130 cm (11 13/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.506

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of shawl border in white cashmere twill tapestry with design of row of boteh motifs comprised of dense floral pattern in pink, red, blue, yellow and green; between each boteh is a small flower at the base and a curving flower spray at the top; edge with narrow guard bands with meandering flowers.

Provenance

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