Shawl (jamawar)

Indian
Sikh period
about 1830


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

147 x 130 cm (57 7/8 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.511

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and overall design of densely intertwining flowering vines woven in red, pink, yellow, green and dark blue; narrow guard bands, added later; narrow white wool fringe on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 21, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection