Fragment of shawl border

Indian (Kashmiri)
Probably 18th to early 19th century

Object Place: Kashmir, India


Height x width: 1 9/16 x 126 3/4 in. (4 x 322 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl border with cream white ground and design of floral and fruit meander in light blue, light green and pink; on each side is a narrow border with small floral motifs in dark blue and yellow; border has been pieced and mounted in a labyrinthine pattern.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 29, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection