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Shawl

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Shawl of yellow-orange cashmere twill tapestry with border design of each end of boteh motifs comprised of small flowers in blues, red, green, white and black; narrow guard bands with repeating pinwheel-type flowers in blue, red and yellow, and a red and yellow rose bud.

Provenance

Alfred Greenough Collection; Bequest from Charles H. Parker to the MFA, May 14, 1908

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, about 1800

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

129 x 304 cm (50 13/16 x 119 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.266

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes