Shawl

India (Kashmir)
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

103 x 115 cm (40 9/16 x 45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.501

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White, light blue and light green stripes, detailed with conventional flower forms in profile and woven with blue, yellow and red. Sewed to one end of this is a deep border of very conventional palm forms, woven with strong yellow, red, blue and green and a very little white. A narrow guard band connects these two pieces. Very ragged.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 30, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection