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Fragment of shawl

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl with dark blue ground and overall repeating boteh motifs in red, pink, yellow, white, green, blue and black wool; piece is constructed of several crosswise strips stitched together.


Collection of Salvadore & Son (Florence, Italy) c. 1897; purchased by the Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) 1897; Aquired by Denman Waldo Ross via exchange with the Pratt Institute, 1897; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 10, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India


Height x width: 13 x 13 3/4 in. (33 x 35 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts