Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
about 1810


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

117 x 254 cm (46 1/16 x 100 in.)

Accession Number

08.264

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of greenish-yellow cashmere twill tapestry with border design at each end of boteh motifs comprised of dense floral motifs in red, blue, yellow, green and black; on the sides are narrow guard bands with meandering floral pattern, which possibly belonged originally to another shawl.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection