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Fragment of a shawl

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Made up of fragments of larger pieces of weaving sewed together, with narrow floral border added. All-over pattern of flowers, leaves, polygons and rosettes in white and various shades of blue, red and yellow. Sections of design joined by interlocking threads, many of which now worn or gone,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 10, 1906

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

India (Kashmir), late 18 century (?)

Object Place

Kashmir, India


73 x 101 cm (28 3/4 x 39 3/4 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts