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Shawl

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Square shawl. Unpatterned black star motif in the center(restored), from which radiate symmetrically various elongated swirling buta and other floral motives. A medallion in each corner. Polychrome wool yarns; predominantly red. Small embroidered squares, bearing a floral motif beneath an arch,...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, September 8, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 184 x 170cm (72 7/16 x 66 15/16in.)

Accession Number

52.1373

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes