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Panel from shawl

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Panel made from a wool twill tapestry shawl with design of dense rows of a repeating polychrome boteh motifs composed of small, simple plant forms, on a cream-colored ground flanked by similar floral motifs.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 15, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), 1825–50

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 114 x 112.5cm (44 7/8 x 44 5/16in.)

Accession Number

52.470

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes