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Shawl

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Long rectangular shawl woven in fine twill herringbone weave; red ground with red and black border on all four sides; warp fringe on two short ends

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Edward R. Mitton to the MFA, June 10, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton

Indian (Kashmiri), mid to late 18th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 173 x 348cm (68 1/8 x 137in.) Other (fringe): 7.5cm (2 15/16in.)

Accession Number

54.827

Medium or Technique

Wool twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes