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Part of shawl

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Part of shawl of wool twill tapestry with "khatraaz" design composed of alternating stripes of dark blue and cream-yellow and small repeating floral motifs in reddish pink and blue wool; narrow gurard bands with floral meander on three sides.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, July 19, 1928

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Indian (Kashmiri), late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Accession Number

28.370

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes