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Rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with design of sold black central field and deep borders on each crosswise end with intricate curvilinear boteh motifs composed of scrolling floral and vines in pink, red, blue, green, yellow, black and white; borders along side with similar bathes...

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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 1840

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

141 x 300 cm (55 1/2 x 118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.181

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry, pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes