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Shawl of wool twill tapestry and wool embroidery with white ground and design of central diamond-shaped medallion composed of floral boteh motifs surrounded by four large medallions, in each quadrant, composed of a ring of floral botehs, scrolling botehs and flowers between medallions; colors...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. George H. Davenport to the MFA, June 7, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George H. Davenport

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1845

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 158.8 x 180.3 cm (62 1/2 x 71 in.)

Accession Number

34.182

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes