Shawl

India (Kashmir)
late 18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

113 x 140 cm (44 1/2 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.500

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The main field is white. On the end is a border of three rows of botehs, each flowering plant springs from a red, blue and yellow vase. The lily-shaped flowers that grow out from the end of the botehs are embroidered. Predominant colors are pink, red, blue, yellow, green and black.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection