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Fragment of shawl

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry, probably from a shawl, with design of boteh motif composed of various flowers in red, green, yellow and white on a blue ground.

Provenance

Gift from unknown source to the MFA, November 24, 1897

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Indian (Kashmiri), 1850–1900

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in. (9 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.454

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes