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Scarf (end section)

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End section of silk scarf with design of three rows of boteh motifs separated by narrow borders of leaves and flowers (the borders decrease in width from the end) on a gold ground; side borders of diaper design. Woven with red, deep reddish brown and black silk, and silver and gold.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

107 x 80 cm (42 1/8 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.665

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes