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Fragment of shawl

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl border section with row of large boteh motifs composed of various flowers, below which is a row of smaller, diagonally oriented boteh motifs in red, light and dark blue, yellow, green and white on a red ground; separating the two rows is a narrow guard band...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 11/16 x 18 5/16 in. (52.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.491

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes