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Part of wool twill tapestry shawl with main field of solid cream and border design on three sides of repeating floral motifs in pink and blue; in each corner of the main field is a boteh motif embroidered in dark blue, green, pink and yellow wool; guard bands along sides have meandering floral...

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Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA, June 11, 1914; Returned to lender, September 25, 1914; Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Indian (Kashmiri), early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/2 x 53 1/2 in. (72.4 x 135.9 cm)

Accession Number

19.751

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry, embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes