Scarf

possibly Iranian
19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 219.5cm (14 3/8 x 86 7/16in.)

Accession Number

41.886

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular scarf of briliant red wool with design of deep border of twill woven tapestry with tree-of-life (boteh) motifs sewn to end of scarf and narrow floral borders of twill woven tapestry sewn to long sides of scarf; warp fringe on each end.

Provenance

Lent by William Eaton to the MFA, October 20, 1911; Gift from William Storer Eaton to the MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Storer Eaton