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Scarf of cashmere twill tapestry with white main field and crosswise borders (palla) at each end with design of row three large boteh motifs composed of flowers in gray-blue and black; narrow guard bands (hashia) with design of floral meander in dark blue, pink, red, green, and yellow; narrow...

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Provenance

Lent by Miss A. E. Newell, February 9, 1884; 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 1820

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 203.2 x 37.5 cm (80 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.683

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes