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Shawl

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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and border on each crosswise end with design of four rows of small boteh motifs composed of floral motifs and narrow guard bands with floral meander, woven in blue, green, pink, and yellow; backed with plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

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 (Kashmiri), probably 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

135 x 300 cm (53 1/8 x 118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.508

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes