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Fragment of shawl or scarf

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Fragment of cashmere twill tapestry shawl or scarf with design of red and white stripes separated by narrower stripes of blue, red and white; the wide stripes are composed of floral motifs in profile and are woven with light and dark blue, red, yellow and green; pieced.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 23, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 18 5/16 in. (29 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

02.673

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes