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Shawl

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Shawl of white cashmere twill tapestry with border design at each end of a row of boteh motifs with scalloped edge composed of small flowers; narrow guard bands of meandering floral motif.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Robert Hale Bancroft to the MFA, April 15, 1929; Transferred to Mrs. Elizabeth Hope Winsor, November 30, 1938; Gift from Mrs. Alexander Windsor to the MFA, June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Winsor

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, about 1815

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 115 x 53 1/8 in. (292.1 x 134.9 cm)

Accession Number

47.1287

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes