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Fragment of shawl border

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Fragment of cream white cashmere twill tapestry shawl with fine overall accents in metallic gold and border design of two rows of large floral motifs and guard band of floral meander in green, orange and pink outlined with metallic gold.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, June 2, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian (Kashmiri), 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 33cm (11 7/16 x 13in.)

Accession Number

21.1319

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry, stenciled with gold leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes