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Fragment of shawl

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Fragments of a cashmere twill tapestry shawl stitched together to form a circular medallion, with dentate edge. The ground is deep yellow with design of boteh motif in pink, light and dark blue, light green and white wool.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 23, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Kashmir, India


Height x width: 18 7/8 x 18 1/2 in. (48 x 47 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts