Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
about 1800


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

129 x 304 cm (50 13/16 x 119 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.266

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of yellow-orange cashmere twill tapestry with border design of each end of boteh motifs comprised of small flowers in blues, red, green, white and black; narrow guard bands with repeating pinwheel-type flowers in blue, red and yellow, and a red and yellow rose bud.

Provenance

Alfred Greenough Collection; Bequest from Charles H. Parker to the MFA, May 14, 1908

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection