Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
about 1815


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

127 x 270 cm (50 x 106 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.115

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of white cashmere twill tapestry with border design on each end of two rows of boteh motifs comprised of dense floral motifs, including a single large rose, in deep pink, yellow, green and blue and; narrow guard bands of floral “chain” meander and hexagonal flecks.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 21, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection