Textile: L. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
W. 59 7/8 in. (152.1 cm)
Mount: L. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
W. 63 1/4 in. (160.7 cm)
D. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 1998
Not on view
Through the eighteenth century, the ever popular flowering plants of the Shah Jahan period transformed into pinecone-shaped clusters of buds emanating from roots of stylized leaves. Here, the motif, called a bota, lines the edge panel of a shawl.
[ Frank Ames, New York, until 1992; sold to Wolf]; Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (1992–98; gifted to MMA)
Pal, Pratapaditya. The Arts of Kashmir. New York: Asia Society, 2007. p. 201, ill. fig. 223 (color).