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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Goat hair (pashmina) twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts