Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
mid 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 51 1/2 x 46 in. (130.8 x 116.8 cm)

Accession Number

41.885

Medium or Technique

Wool twill-weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square shawl of green wool twill-weave with design of single oblique curvilinear boteh motif embroidered in polychrome wool in each corner; narrow white wool guard band with repeating floral motif along each edge; narrow blue wool fringe along each crosswise end.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of William Storer Eaton