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Shawl

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Long rectangular shawl with red herringbone ground and narrow embroidered border (double on two ends) of small-scale boteh motifs, ogives and palmettes in arches and a single large boteh in each corner embroidered with polychrome wools; short warp fringe on two ends.

Provenance

Gift from Mary Newbold Patterson Hale (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale) to the MFA, June 16, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

Indian (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 161 x 337.5cm (63 3/8 x 132 7/8in.) Other (fringe): 9cm (3 9/16in.)

Accession Number

53.1069

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes