Object Place: Kashmir, India
134 x 311 cm (52 3/4 x 122 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool twill tapestry, pieced
Not On View
Shawl of wool twill tapestry in three pieces; central field is white with deep surrounded with wide and narrow guard bands with meandering floral pattern and rows of small boteh motifs set obliquely to each other; deep borders on each crosswise end with row of large boteh motifs composed of densely arranged floral and plant motifs; colors are dark blue, light green, yellow, red and white. Probably for a European commission.
Bequest from Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury to the MFA, September 4, 1913
Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury