Panel from shawl fragments

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 133 x 129cm (52 3/8 x 50 13/16in.)

Accession Number

52.472

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel made from wool twill tapestry shawl fragments with cream-white central field with boteh floral spray repeating at an angle in each corner; crosswise borders at each end with two horizontal rows of boteh motifs comprised of various blossoms and leafy stalks; narrow guard bands with undulating foliate stalk motif. Colors are red, pink, green, yellow, blue. Two corner sprays replaced from a similar piece; seamed down center; lined 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