Fragment of shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 13 3/4 in. (33 x 35 cm)

Accession Number

97.594

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl with dark blue ground and overall repeating boteh motifs in red, pink, yellow, white, green, blue and black wool; piece is constructed of several crosswise strips stitched together.

Provenance

Collection of Salvadore & Son (Florence, Italy) c. 1897; purchased by the Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) 1897; Aquired by Denman Waldo Ross via exchange with the Pratt Institute, 1897; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 10, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection