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Long rectangular scarf of briliant red wool with design of deep border of twill woven tapestry with tree-of-life (boteh) motifs sewn to end of scarf and narrow floral borders of twill woven tapestry sewn to long sides of scarf; warp fringe on each end.

Provenance

Lent by William Eaton to the MFA, October 20, 1911; Gift from William Storer Eaton to the MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Storer Eaton

possibly Iranian, 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 219.5cm (14 3/8 x 86 7/16in.)

Accession Number

41.886

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes