Shawl

Indian
late 18th century


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

125 x 273 cm (49 3/16 x 107 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.507

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and overall design of small Mughal-style floral motif, woven in light and dark blue, red and pale yellow; narrow guard band with floral meander and narrow white cashmere fringe on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection