Shawl

Indian
early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

118 x 253 cm (46 7/16 x 99 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.509

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and border on each crosswise end with design of three rows of boteh motifs surrounded by scattered floral motifs, woven in red, pink, black, and blue; narrow guard bands stitched along the side and finished with a bright green braid.

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