Fragment of shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century

Object Place: Kashmir, India


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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