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Fragment of shawl border

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl border with cream white ground and design of floral and fruit meander in light blue, light green and pink; on each side is a narrow border with small floral motifs in dark blue and yellow; border has been pieced and mounted in a labyrinthine pattern.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 29, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Probably 18th to early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 126 3/4 in. (4 x 322 cm)

Accession Number

00.590

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes