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Woman's shawl

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Bright red English cotton, covered with a powder of open flower forms and leaves embroidered with bright green cotton and buttonhole and chain stitches. Narrow borders of triangualar and leaf forms surround the whole piece and the wide borders on the ends, the design of which consists of very...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Pakistani (Sindh), 19th century

Object Place

Sindh, Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 223 x 123cm (87 13/16 x 48 7/16in.)

Accession Number

17.673

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes