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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with main field of solid greenish-gray with small boteh motif in each corner; end borders have row of large boteh motifs composed of flowers in red, blue, green and yellow; white guard bands have meandering flowers of the same colors. Pair to 04.1756.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, May 19, 1904

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Indian (Kashmiri), Afghan period, about 1815

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

134.5 x 322 cm (52 15/16 x 126 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

04.273

Medium or Technique

oCashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes