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Long rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with main field of solid red and small floral boteh motifs embroidered in polychrome wool in each corner; deep border on each crosswise end with row of boteh motifs composed of small polychrome flowers; outer narrow guard bands of stylized meandering...

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton

Indian (Kashmiri), 1820 to 1825

Object Place

Kashmir, India


Height x width: 111 x 53 1/2 in. (281.9 x 135.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool, pieced


Textiles and Fashion Arts