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Shawl

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Shawl with square central field divided by simple floral lines into four equal sections with black, orange, red, and white grounds respectively. In the outer corner of each, angled towards the center, is a large boteh motif flanked at the base by a symetrical grouping of round blossoms and leafy...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick, April 1, 1945

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 159 x 163cm (62 5/8 x 64 3/16in.)

Accession Number

45.324

Medium or Technique

Wool twill-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes