Fragment of shawl or scarf

Indian (Kashmiri)
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in. (37 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

19.748

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl or scarf with cream white ground and overall repeating design of small floral motifs in blue with a little red, yellow, green, and black.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel