Square shawl

Indian
Late 18th century–early 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

118 x 117 cm (46 7/16 x 46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1344

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White mull embroidered with white cotton; narrow border design on all four sides of small-scale symmetrical vine and outer border of drawn work; in one corner a large motive of spray with broad scrolling branches or leaves (?) with minute oval blossoms on outer edges. Many brownish stains, much yellowed.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers