Wool, cotton and silk, warp threads dyed in multiple colors prior to weaving; center of weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill weave; patterned areas of warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weave with patterning wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:3 'Z' twill interlacings; main warp fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment
Inscription (woven in each end scene in mirror image): CHANSEAU
372.2 × 168.6 cm (146 1/2 × 66 3/8 in.)
Robert Allerton Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Frank Ames. The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence (Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1997), p. 200.
Christa C. Mayer Thurman and Jessica Batty, “Long Shawl,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 29, 2 (2003), pp. 28-29 (color ills.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Trailing the Kashmir Shawl…, August 27–December 1, 1997
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