Panel of shawl fragments

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

148 x 116 cm (58 1/4 x 45 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1374

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel made from wool twill tapestry shawl fragments with khatraaz design of alternating wide and narrow vertical bands in blue, red, pink, yellow, gray-green and white decorated with meandering floral vine motifs overlayed with a reticular pattern of vertically undulating stalks with curved horizontal leaves; 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