Object Place: Kashmir, India
306 x 129 cm (120 1/2 x 50 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cashmere twill tapestry
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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with design of white main field and two crosswise borders (palla) with rows of small repeating floral motifs in dark blue and red surrounded by three borders, one of stars, one of symmetrical, separate plant forms and round spots, and one of an undulating vine bearing flowers and leaves. The main field is surrounded by a border of stylized flowers pointing inwards.
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
Denman Waldo Ross Collection