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End border from a shawl (one of two)

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End border from shawl of wool twill tapestry with design of three rows of boteh motifs composed of flowers in red, pink and green on a white ground; narrow guard bands with floral meander.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. William F. Warton to the MFA, October 14, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Wharton

Indian (Kashmiri), late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 52 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (133.4 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

37.636b

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes