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Square shawl of pieced wool twill-weave with design of intertwining fleur-de-lis emanating from a central black star-like medallion embroidered with white, black, red, pink, yellow, blue and green wool yarns; lined.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, 1950

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 178 x 178cm (70 1/16 x 70 1/16in.)

Accession Number

50.2717

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes