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Shawl

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Shawl of grayish-green cashmere twill tapestry with crosswise borders at each end with design of row of boteh motifs composed of floral motifs in red, dark blue and pale yellow; narrow white guard bands with floral meander in yellow, blue, red, and green.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, May 19, 1904

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Indian (Kashmiri), 1800 to 1810

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

132 x 299 cm (51 15/16 x 117 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.270

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes