Scarf

Indian
18th through first half of 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

62 x 243 cm (24 7/16 x 95 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.334

Medium or Technique

Cashmere

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground of the main field is red and is covered with a powder of conventional flowers and leaves in profile. On the ends are bands of hexagonal ornament. Sewed on to the sides are floral borders of much finer weave than the middle. The colors of the design are dark and light blue, soft green, white and yellow. Much darned.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection