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Shawl of wool twill tapestry with central field of red and deep borders on each crosswise end with design of row of boteh motifs composed of small scale flowers woven with polychrome wools; border on two long sides of floral cones embroidered with polychrome wools; single cone of twill tapestry...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Gertrude Townshed to the MFA, November 8, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Indian (Kashmiri), Early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 131.5 x 265cm (51 3/4 x 104 5/16in.)

Accession Number

51.2567

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry weave, embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes