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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and border on each crosswise end with design of three rows of boteh motifs surrounded by scattered floral motifs, woven in red, pink, black, and blue; narrow guard bands stitched along the side and finished with a bright green braid.


Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 20, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India


118 x 253 cm (46 7/16 x 99 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts