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Shawl of plain-weave cotton with design (appears on both sides of cloth) of red central field covered with small repeating rows of floral buta motifs and boteh in pink, blue and white with floral spray base set obliquely in each corner; central field is surrounded by border of repeating lozenge...

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Inscription

Dated 1858

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian or Persian, 1858

Object Place

India or Persia

Dimensions

250 x 139 cm (98 7/16 x 54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.406

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted or printed with cotton self fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes