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Fragment of shawl border

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Shawl border fragment of wool twill tapestry with design of row of boteh motifs composed of small flowers and interwining leaves in red, green, blue and yellow on a white ground; narrow guard bands of meandering flowers.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Elizabeth G. Norton to the MFA, January 10, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth G. Norton

Indian (Kashmiri), Sikh period, about 1820

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 51 1/2 in. (35.6 x 130.8 cm)

Accession Number

46.36

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes