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Man's shawl (dupatta)

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Man's shawl (dupatta) of plain-weave cotton with cream white central field with narrow border along each side of fleur-de-lis growing from undulating vine on a cream ground; across each end is a deep border with row of seven boteh motifs composed of plants bearing fleur-de-lis in pinkish-red with...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

64.5 x 241 cm (25 3/8 x 94 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.56

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, hand-painted with pigments

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes