Long shawl (one of a pair)

Indian (Kashmiri)
late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 130 x 307cm (51 3/16 x 120 7/8in.)

Accession Number

55.585b

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shawl (one of pair) of wool twill tapestry with deep crimson main field and crosswise border at each end with row of nine botehs composed of floral motifs in pinks, blues, greens, yellows, some cream colored, and outlined with black; narrow white wool guard bands along sides and across each end with flowering vine.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Olivia James Chapman to the MFA, September 15, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Olivia James Chapman