Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
Afghan period
about 1815


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 115 x 53 1/8 in. (292.1 x 134.9 cm)

Accession Number

47.1287

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of white cashmere twill tapestry with border design at each end of a row of boteh motifs with scalloped edge composed of small flowers; narrow guard bands of meandering floral motif.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Robert Hale Bancroft to the MFA, April 15, 1929; Transferred to Mrs. Elizabeth Hope Winsor, November 30, 1938; Gift from Mrs. Alexander Windsor to the MFA, June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Winsor