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Square shawl of wool twill tapestry designed to be worn folded; main field of solid black surrounded by triple border, the central band woven in polychrome palmette design and stitched on; outer border formed of two sizes of small bits of different colored ground embroidered with polychrome wools...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Kenneth T. Howe, in memory of Mis Thelma Bolton, to the MFA, February 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kenneth T. Howe, in memory of Miss Thelma Bolton

Indian or Iranian, embroidered in Paris, 1860s

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 182 x 187cm (71 5/8 x 73 5/8in.)

Accession Number

53.166

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes