Fragment of shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century

Object Place: Kashmir, India


Height x width: 20 11/16 x 18 5/16 in. (52.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl border section with row of large boteh motifs composed of various flowers, below which is a row of smaller, diagonally oriented boteh motifs in red, light and dark blue, yellow, green and white on a red ground; separating the two rows is a narrow guard band with a meandering floral pattern; attached fringe of red wool.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection