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Panel from shawl

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Panel made from wool twill tapestry shawl end border fragments with design of three rows, one above the other, of five large-scale boteh motifs composed of small densely placed floral motifs in polychrome wool; the surrounding field is filled by the same; lining added later.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 15, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), probably 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 80 x 105cm (31 1/2 x 41 5/16in.)

Accession Number

52.1375

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes