Shawl

Indian
1810–15


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

138 x 315 cm (54 5/16 x 124 in.)

Accession Number

20.807

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry, wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with yellowish-white ground and crosswise borders (palla) with design of row of large boteh motifs composed of floral motifs in red, light and dark blue, green and white; narrow white guard bands (hashia) with design of floral meander.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Robert H. Bancroft to the MFA, June 3, 1920

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert H. Bancroft