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Fragment of shawl

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Fragments of a cashmere twill tapestry shawl stitched together to form a circular medallion, with dentate edge. The ground is deep yellow with design of boteh motif in pink, light and dark blue, light green and white wool.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 23, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 7/8 x 18 1/2 in. (48 x 47 cm)

Accession Number

02.672

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes