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Long rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry and bright red central field with border design on each end of a row of large narrow sweeping botehs with swaying fan-like flowers, on top of which is a row of smaller botehs arranged at alternating angles to each other, in pink, red, blue, green,...

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Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, May 3, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian (Kashmiri), Sikh period, about 1830

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

146 x 295 cm (57 1/2 x 116 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.170

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes