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Shawl

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Small square shawl, unusually coarsely woven polychrome wool with heavy blue, yellow-green, maroon and orange-yellow predominating. Stripes of three different widths containing meandering flowering branches.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer to the MFA on October 10, 1940

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer

probably Iranian, 1850–75

Object Place

India

Dimensions

117 x 110.5 cm (46 1/16 x 43 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

40.719

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes