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Long rectangular woven shawl; red ground; deep border of cone motives each with central conventionalized tree (?); outer border, on all four sides, of minute serpentine vine with flowering branches in interspaces; inner border, on all four sides, of small floral cone outlines; two shades of red...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss E. Elizabeth Sears to the MFA, June 16, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

Indian (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 140cm (55 1/8in.) Other (without fringe): 3215cm (1265 3/4in.) Other (fringe): 4cm (1 9/16in.)

Accession Number

53.1090

Medium or Technique

Weaving, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes