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Shawl

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Long rectangular shawl with deep border of polychrome floral forms at each of short ends; black center; inner border of small floral serpentines on all four sides; light bluish-green, greenish-blue and red predominate in design; all borders sewn to ground fabric; several holes.

Provenance

GIft from Miss Ellen W. Coolidge to the MFA, September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge

Indian (Kashmiri), First quarter 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 136 x 314.5cm (53 9/16 x 123 13/16in.)

Accession Number

53.2129

Medium or Technique

Weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes