Man's shawl (dopatta)

Indian
Mughal
18th century


Object Place: Jaipur, India

Dimensions

320 x 53 cm (126 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

26.250

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, stamp-printed, dyed, applied silver

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s shawl (dopatta) of yellowish-green plain-weave cotton with deep crosswise borders at each end with design of seven growing lilies, printed with red, dark red, dark green, and gold; surrounding this and along the sides are narrow borders with lilies growing from an undulating vine on a red ground. Stamped with owner’s marks.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection