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Shawl

1835-40


Dimensions

115 x 293 cm (45 1/4 x 115 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.274

Medium or Technique

Cashmere

Not On View

Collections

Asia , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The main field is plain red. The boarders of palm leaves, flowers and other forms, run up on to it. Across the ends are deep boarders of large palm leaves and conventional pointed trees.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, May 19, 1904

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund