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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts