early 19th century
Object Place: Kashmir, India
137 x 308 cm (53 15/16 x 121 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cashmere twill tapestry
Not On View
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 pink, blue, green and white; narrow guard bands (hashia) with design of floral meander.
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