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Moon shawl (chandar)

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Square moon shawl (chandar) of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and design of central medallion composed of dense floral motif and quarter medallions of same patter in each corner; main field is filled with sinuous boteh motifs surrounded by intertwining branches and leaves and smaller...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1825

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 173 x 168cm (68 1/8 x 66 1/8in.)

Accession Number

15.503

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes