Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
early 19th century


Object Place: Kashmir, Indian

Dimensions

132 x 296 cm (51 15/16 x 116 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.270

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with design composed of narrow stripes (khatraaz) of cream-white, neutral orange, red, blue, yellow, pink and black with scattered polychrome floral motifs.

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