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Kashmir shawl

Kashmir shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Kashmir (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1800 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Goat-hair (pashmina), woven

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square shawl of woven goat-hair (pashmina), white ground with floral motif, central medallion and corners with floral motifs.

Place of Origin

Kashmir (made)


ca.1800 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Goat-hair (pashmina), woven


Length: 110

Object history note

From the collection of Douglas Barrett (1917-1992), former Keeper of India Art at the British Museum: on loan from his widow.

Descriptive line

Moon shawl, Kashmir, ca.1800


South & South East Asia Collection

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