Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

169 x 176 cm (66 9/16 x 69 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7259

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square wool shawl with black ground and design in main field of central medallion intersecting with elongated palm and boteh motifs emanating from the center floral motif embroidered in pink, red, white, yellow, pale blue and pale green wool; border on four sides with repeating boteh motifs, tilted back and forth.

Provenance

Gift from Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewska to the MFA, October 21, 1901

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewska