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Square shawl. Field: a central medallion with simple floral motives radiating symmetrically. An elaborate buta spray repeats in each corner angled towards the medallion. Repeating between each spray, also pointing to center, is an elaborate cone shaped buta and floral design; green wool twill...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 15, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

164 x 164 cm (64 9/16 x 64 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.461

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes