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Moon shawl (chandar)

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Square moon shawl (chandar) of wool twill tapestry and white ground with design of central medallion composed of dense floral pattern in red, green and blue and quarter medallions of same pattern in each corner; main field is filled with sinuous boteh motifs surrounded by intertwining branches...

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Gift from Mrs. Thomas G. Frothingham to the MFA, September 14, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas G. Frothingham

Indian (Kashmiri), Sikh period, 1835–40

Object Place

Kashmir, India


Height x width: 74 x 67 1/2 in. (188 x 171.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts