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Square shawl, sheer silk ground, green in center with wide red borders on all four sides, green center: central roundel with foliate and vine border and hexagons enclosing rosettes in center, background small-scale ogives enclosing rosette, large cone in each corner; red borders; rosettes...

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Provenance

Gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr. to the MFA, March 10, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 214.8 x 209cm (84 9/16 x 82 5/16in.)

Accession Number

49.265

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed, gold metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes