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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with dark indigo blue central field with small both motifs in each outer corner and border design at each end of a single row of boteh motifs composed of a large radial flower enveloped by intertwining brances and smaller flowers in red, light and dark blue,...

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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

137 x 309 cm (53 15/16 x 121 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.272

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes