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Fragment of shawl border

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Fragment of shawl border in white cashmere twill tapestry with design of row of boteh motifs comprised of dense floral pattern in pink, red, blue, yellow and green; between each boteh is a small flower at the base and a curving flower spray at the top; edge with narrow guard bands with...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, about 1800

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

30 x 130 cm (11 13/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.506

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes