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Fragment of shawl or scarf

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Fragment of wool twill tapestry shawl or scarf with design of white, light blue, dark blue, green and yellow stripes; on these are designs of undulating vines bearing flowers and leaves woven with red, blue, green, white, yellow and violet wool.

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, Indian

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 18 5/16 in. (35.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

02.674

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes