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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with pale pinkish-orange main field with graceful, curvilinear floral boteh motifs set obliquely in each corner and floral half medallions along the sides; deep crosswise border (palla) at each end with large, curviliner boteh motifs composed of scrolling flowers...

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Provenance

Gift from Albert Farwell Bemis to the MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Farwell Bemis

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1840

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 119.4 x 320 cm (47 x 126 in.)

Accession Number

21.1332

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry, embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes