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Long, rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with cream white main field surrounded by repeating boteh motifs on all four sides and crosswise borders (palla) at each end with design of row of ten boteh motifs composed of flowers in bluish-green and rose predominating; narrow white wool guard...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Emily Hallowell to the MFA, May 14, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Hallowell

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1810

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 134 x 303cm (52 3/4 x 119 5/16in.)

Accession Number

53.535

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes