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Square shawl of dark blue silk gauze and design woven and brocaded in silver wire and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores and red silk. Outer border of herringbone weave in gilded silver with narrow strips of red on each side. Wide inner border of lattice-work with rosettes in silver and...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA, in memory of Miss Minnie A. McFadden, April 8, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich in memory of Miss Minnie A. McFadden

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

119.3 cm (46 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.348

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze with silver and gilt discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes