Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

110 x 229 cm (43 5/16 x 90 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.458

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of wool twill tapestry with central field of solid cream and end borders consisting of three rows of flowered boteh motifs in red, blue, and green; guard bands on the ends have stylized geometrical pattern with bright red. One of a pair of shawls (dochalla); see 15.631.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection