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Fragment of shawl border

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry, probably from a shawl, with yellow ground and row of diagonally oriented boteh motifs composed of flowers and surrounded by delicate scrolling vines in blue, red, and a little green.

Provenance

Gift from the estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney

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

Object Place

Kashmir, Indian

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 18 1/8 in. (16 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

26.268

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes