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Border of shawl

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Part of shawl of wool twill tapestry with white main field and crosswise border (palla) with design of three rows of boteh motifs, between which are small leaves, woven in pinks, blues, light green and brown; narrow guard bands with floral meander and stitched narrow white wool fringe.

Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA, June 11, 1914; Returned to lender, September 25, 1914; Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Indian (Kashmiri), early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

58 x 119 cm (22 13/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.754

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes