Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
mid to late 18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 173 x 348cm (68 1/8 x 137in.) Other (fringe): 7.5cm (2 15/16in.)

Accession Number

54.827

Medium or Technique

Wool twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular shawl woven in fine twill herringbone weave; red ground with red and black border on all four sides; warp fringe on two short ends

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Edward R. Mitton to the MFA, June 10, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton