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Prayer or niche panel

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Prayer or niche panel in wool twill tapestry with design in main field of a vase of flowers; wide and narrow borders and the spaces above the prayer niche are filled with dense pattern of flowers and meandering vines and leaves. The colors are white, pink, red, yellow, blue, green and black.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 30, 1899

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Late 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India


80 x 118 cm (31 1/2 x 46 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and goat hair, twill-tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts