User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Shawl

Start collecting

Shawl. Ground: cream colored muslin. Design: border of conventionalized flowers and foliage and small birds worked in laid and drawn stitches in cream colored cotton. In two diagonal corners large sprays of delicate flowers are worked. Torn in several places.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. D. Boardman

Indian, 19th century

Dimensions

164 x 173 cm (64 9/16 x 68 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.426

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes