Shawl

Indian (Kashmir)
about 1810


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

262 x 133 cm (103 1/8 x 52 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.510

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of wool twill tapestry with main field of solid white with small dark blue boteh motif in each corner; borders at each end with design of row of large dark blue boteh motifs with red accents, above which is a row of smaller dark blue boteh motifs; gaurd bands on each long side with meandering floral pattern. One of a pair of shawls (dochalla); see 19.750

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 21, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection