Panel of shawl fragments

Indian (Kashmiri)
19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 103 x 105.5cm (40 9/16 x 41 9/16in.)

Accession Number

52.469

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square panel, made from shawl fragments, divided into a central square compartment, the sides of which extend past their intersections to make outer corner and side compartments, by silk and metallic yarn tapes. Nine compartments in all, with section from three different shawl types, bearing buta, floral and geometric motives, arranged symmetrically. Polychrome wool yarns. Pieced.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection