Shawl

Indian (Kashmiri)
about 1810


Object Place: Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 132.8 x 321.5cm (52 5/16 x 126 9/16in.)

Accession Number

51.2568

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with cream ground and border (palla) at each crosswise end with design of minute repeating floral motifs in blue and red; narrow white wool guard bands (hashia) with meandering floral vine pattern in blue and red.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Gertrude Townshed to the MFA, November 8, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend