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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white central field with small boteh motif in each outer corner and border design at each end of a row of large boteh motifs composed of sinuous and intertwining flowers and branches; a smaller border of boteh surround the central field; narrow guard bands...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Harold Pitman to the MFA, December 9, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

Indian (Kashmir), Sikh period, about 1825

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 125 5/8 x 51 in. (319.1 x 129.5 cm)

Accession Number

43.1506

Medium or Technique

Goat hair (pashmina) twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes