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Part of a shawl

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Part of wool twill tapestry shawl with design of dark blue, white, yellow and red stripes on which are vines and separate flowers, woven with light and dark blue, green, red and white wool; on the sides are narrow white borders, with a design of an undulating stem bearing flowers and small leaves.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 11, 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/8 x 18 5/16 in. (48.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

04.115

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes