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Fragment of shawl

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Part of shawl of wool twill tapestry with cream-white main field and crosswise border (palla) with design of three rows of boteh motifs, between which are small leaves, woven in pinks, blues, yellow and black; narrow guard bands with floral meander.

Provenance

Unknown source

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Indian (Kashmiri), early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

126 x 220 cm (49 5/8 x 86 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1064

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes