Shawl border (in two parts)

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width (A): 23 13/16 x 11 7/16 in. (60.5 x 29 cm) Height x width (B): 35 13/16 x 11 in. (91 x 28 cm)

Accession Number

98.1004a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two fragments of a wool twill tapestry shawl borders, each with three rows of boteh motifs composed of flowers and small birds in pink, red, yellow, blue, green and black on a cream yellow ground; narrow guard bands with meandering floral pattern.

Provenance

Gift from Charles G. Loring to the MFA, November 29, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring