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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white ground and overall design of small Mughal-style floral motif, woven in light and dark blue, red and pale yellow; narrow guard band with floral meander and narrow white cashmere fringe on each crosswise end.

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, late 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

125 x 273 cm (49 3/16 x 107 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.507

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes