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Shawl of wool twill tapestry with design in central field of overall diamond lattice pattern created with applied gold paste; crosswise border at each end with scattered floral motifs outlined in metallic gold.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, Indian

Dimensions

117 x 303 cm (46 1/16 x 119 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.251

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes