Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 138.5 x 337cm (54 1/2 x 132 11/16in.)

Accession Number

50.2379

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular wool twill tapestry shawl with design of black central field surrounded by two deep borders on each crosswise end with large repeating boteh motif in blue and black warp fringe and narrow lengthwise border with repeating boteh motif in blue; borders sewn to body of shawl.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Alfred Redfield to the MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred Redfield