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End of a shawl

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Border end of cashmere twill tapestry shawl with white central field and design across one end of four rows of boteh motifs in blue, yellow, deep pink and light green; guard bands along border and edges have meandering floral pattern.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), late 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 125.7 x 160 cm (49 1/2 x 63 in.)

Accession Number

17.663

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes