Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 174.5 x 170.5cm (68 11/16 x 67 1/8in.)

Accession Number

53.1091

Medium or Technique

Weaving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square shawl made to be worn folded; red center; borders of polychrome floral arches woven separately and sewed to red center with minute leaves embroidered over the joining seams; border on two sides of fringed patches of different colors sewed together; several moth holes.

Provenance

Gift from Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears, to the MFA, June 16, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears