Part of shawl
early 19th century
Object Place: Kashmir, India
Height x width: 28 1/2 x 53 1/2 in. (72.4 x 135.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Wool twill tapestry, embroidered with wool
Not On View
Part of wool twill tapestry shawl with main field of solid cream and border design on three sides of repeating floral motifs in pink and blue; in each corner of the main field is a boteh motif embroidered in dark blue, green, pink and yellow wool; guard bands along sides have meandering floral pattern; short cream wool fringe on crosswise end.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel