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Scarf of wool twill tapestry with center field of solid red with deep borders at each cross-wise end with design of boteh motifs composed of scrolling flowers and vines in blue, red, black, pink, yellow, and white; guard bands along side edges and outlining borders have meandering floral pattern;...

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Provenance

Lent by Miss A. E. Newell, February 10, 1896; To become the property of the MFA upon the lender's death; Bequest of Miss Ann E. Newell, May 5, 1918

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ann E. Newell

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1850

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

65.8 x 255 cm (25 7/8 x 100 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.684

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes