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Fragment of a shawl or scarf

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Fragment of shawl or scarf with design of light green, yellow, blue, white and red stripes; on the wide stripes are undulating vines and flowers, and on the narrow stripes are separate flowers, woven with the same colors as the stripes.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1896

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), 18th to first half of 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 7/16 x 18 5/16 in. (57 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.490

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes