Panel from shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
probably 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 80 x 105cm (31 1/2 x 41 5/16in.)

Accession Number

52.1375

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel made from wool twill tapestry shawl end border fragments with design of three rows, one above the other, of five large-scale boteh motifs composed of small densely placed floral motifs in polychrome wool; the surrounding field is filled by the same; lining added later.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 15, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection