Piece of shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
about 1880


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 75 x 30 in. (190.5 x 76.2 cm)

Accession Number

44.626

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Piece of shawl of wool twill tapestry with deep red ground and design of repeating boteh motifs in red, pink, blue, white and black.

Provenance

Gift from Frank B. Hersome to the MFA, June 9, 1944

Credit Line

Gift of Frank B. Hersome in memory of his mother Lilian Hersome