Object Place: Kashmir, India
121 x 277 cm (47 5/8 x 109 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cashmere twill tapestry
Not On View
Long rectangular shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with dark red central field and border design on each end of single row of boteh motif composed of small flowers and leaves, between which are compartments of vertically oriented “arrowhead” motifs, in red, blue, green, white, and yellow; narrow guard bands have meandering vine and floral design on a white ground.
Purchased by the MFA, May 19, 1904
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund