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Shawl

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Rectangular shawl of deep, soft yellow wool with design on each crosswise end of floral motifs embroidered in cream wool.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Harriet Revere Johnson to the MFA, February 17, 1915; Transferred to Mrs. Evarts G. Loomis; Gift from Mrs. Evarts G. Loomis to the MFA, June 13, 1940

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Evarts G. Loomis

Indian (Kashmiri), mid 19th centruy

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 104 x 51 in. (264.2 x 129.5 cm)

Accession Number

40.566

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes