Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 348 x 133.5cm (137 x 52 9/16in.)

Accession Number

53.2130

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular wool tapestry shawl with a white central field containing a boteh motif in dark blue and yellow in each corner; border design at each crosswise end of large both motifs in dark blue and yellow and white warp fringe; narrow inner border on all four sides with small repeating both motifs in dark blue and yellow; narrow outer border on all four sides with design of repeating leaf motif.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Ellen W. Coolidge to the MFA, September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge