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Shawl

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Shawl of white cashmere twill tapestry with border design on each end of two rows of boteh motifs comprised of dense floral motifs, including a single large rose, in deep pink, yellow, green and blue and; narrow guard bands of floral "chain" meander and hexagonal flecks.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 21, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, about 1815

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

127 x 270 cm (50 x 106 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.115

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes