Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
late 18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

295 x 75 cm (116 1/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.582

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with overall repeating pattern of diagonal rows of squares in blue, green, yellow, pink and brown with small flower (buti) inside each.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection;Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 29, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection