Fragment of shawl border

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, Indian

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 18 1/8 in. (16 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

26.268

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of wool twill tapestry, probably from a shawl, with yellow ground and row of diagonally oriented boteh motifs composed of flowers and surrounded by delicate scrolling vines in blue, red, and a little green.

Provenance

Gift from the estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney