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Shawl

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Rectangular shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with overall repeating pattern of diagonal rows of squares in blue, green, yellow, pink and brown with small flower (buti) inside each.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection;Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 29, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, late 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

295 x 75 cm (116 1/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.582

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes