Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
about 1815


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

133 x 287 cm (52 3/8 x 113 in.)

Accession Number

15.504

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 design in central field of diagonal bands of floral bouquets; deep border at each crosswise end with design of row of large boteh motifs separated by various floral motifs; narrow guard bands of floral meander; colors are woven in red, blue, green and yellow.

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