Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
about 1810


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 133 x 304cm (52 3/8 x 119 11/16in.)

Accession Number

53.228

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 white and deep borders at each crosswise end with design of row of boteh motifs composed of minute flowers symmetrically arranged; narrow inner border on all four sides of small floral cones; design in polychrome wools, dark blue, dark bluish-green and red predominating.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA, March 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates