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Rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with cream-white central field with single, obliquely set, boteh motifs composed of flowers embroidered in polychrome wool; crosswise border at each end with row of seven curvilinear botehs composed of floral motifs surrounded by complex, small-scale...

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Provenance

Gift from the High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts to the MFA, December 10, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Indian (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 134 x 284.5cm (52 3/4 x 112in.)

Accession Number

59.988

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes