Long narrow shawl

Iran
19th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Other (Without fringe): 55.3 x 365 cm (21 3/4 x 143 11/16 in.) Other (fringe): 6.2cm (2 7/16in.)

Accession Number

51.1350

Medium or Technique

Wool, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long narrow shawl of cream colored heavy, somewhat wiry, wool with all-over figure, arranged in horizontal rows facing alternately left and right and closely spaced at one end, on minute highly conventionalized blossom brocade with red and very dark blue wool; warp fringe on two narrow ends.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Penelope Noyes to the MFA, May 10, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes