Kussaba, or square shawl; patchwork of Kanee roomal type, with embroidered border; black star design in center, from which, on a red ground, blue vase-like designs with white sprays emerge; red is the predominating color of the field, orange of the border; Hindu (?) inscription in center of black star; each piece of the design is patched in, the edges of each patch being sewed and fastened on the reverse side

Shawl (Kussaba), 19th century

Unknown artist, expand_more
Not on Viewexpand_more
Details
Title
Shawl (Kussaba)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
30.56
Curator Approved

This record has been reviewed by our curatorial staff but may be incomplete. These records are frequently revised and enhanced. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@artsmia.org.

Does something look wrong with this image? Let us know

Show Detail

Zoom in on the left to the detail you'd like to save. Click 'Save detail' and wait until the image updates. Right click the image to 'save image as' or copy link, or click the image to open in a new tab.

Kussaba, or square shawl; patchwork of Kanee roomal type, with embroidered border; black star design in center, from which, on a red ground, blue vase-like designs with white sprays emerge; red is the predominating color of the field, orange of the border; Hindu (?) inscription in center of black star; each piece of the design is patched in, the edges of each patch being sewed and fastened on the reverse side