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Shawl

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Shawl of wool twill tapestry with central field of solid cream and end borders consisting of three rows of flowered boteh motifs in red, blue, and green; guard bands on the ends have stylized geometrical pattern with bright red. One of a pair of shawls (dochalla); see 02.458.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 27, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri),

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

232 x 116 cm (91 5/16 x 45 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.631

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes