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Square cashmere twill tapestry shawl with design in central field of large curvilinear boteh motifs which emanate from central black star-shaped medallion various shades of red, bright purple, green, bright blue, black, white, and yellow; pieced and stitched together; on four sides is narrow...

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Provenance

Gift of A. H. Buck to the MFA, May 26, 1903

Credit Line

Gift of A. H. Buck

Indian (Kashmiri), 1865-1875

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

214 x 213 cm (84 1/4 x 83 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1039

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes