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Shawl of wool twill tapestry with central field of solid black surrounded by border of densely composed floral arabesques on a yellow ground; narrow guard band with floral meander; stitched to four outer edges are color tabs in red, yellow, blue, white, green and black wool.

Provenance

Gift from the estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1840

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 181 x 183cm (71 1/4 x 72 1/16in.)

Accession Number

26.269

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes