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Fragment of shawl

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Fragment of red wool twill tapestry shawl with design of repeating rows of boteh motifs surrounded scrolling vines and small boteh motifs in green, white, yellow, pink, red, purple and black; border along one short side with repeating arched floral motif.


Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer to the MFA, October 10, 1940

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer

Indian (Kashmiri), 1825–50

Object Place

Kashmir, India


Height x width: 41 x 52 1/2 in. (104.14 x 133.35 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts