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Fragment of a shawl

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Fragment of cashmere twill-tapestry shawl with design in center of large medallion composed of floral motifs in red, blue, green, white and yellow; outer field has design of wide bands of red ground with floral design alternating with narrow bands of white with floral pattern.

Provenance

Purchased from D.G. Kelekian by the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 18th through first half of 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

75 x 74 cm (29 1/2 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.480

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes