Object Place: Kashmir, India
131.5 x 260 cm (51 3/4 x 102 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool twill tapestry
Not On View
Shawl of wool twill tapestry with main field of solid white with small dark blue boteh motif in each corner; borders at each end with design of row of large dark blue boteh motifs with red accents, above which is a row of smaller dark blue boteh motifs; gaurd bands on each long side with meandering floral pattern. One of a pair of shawls (dochalla); see 15.510.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel