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Square shawl of wool twill tapestry with design of central black floral medallion; surrounding design, in polychrome with a predominance of purple, of very large scale scrolling boteh motif, palmette and ogive-framed plant; outer border embroidered of small niches, each on a different...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. William S. Carlisle to the MFA, September 11, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William S. Carlisle

Indian (Kashmiri), 1870s

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 223.5 x 229cm (88 x 90 3/16in.)

Accession Number

52.1138

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes