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Shawl

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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with yellowish-white ground and crosswise borders (palla) with design of row of large boteh motifs composed of floral motifs in pink, blue, green and white; narrow guard bands (hashia) with design of floral meander.

Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA, June 11, 1914; Returned to lender, September 25, 1914; Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Indian (Kashmiri), early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

137 x 308 cm (53 15/16 x 121 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.753

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes