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Square red wool twill tapestry shawl with design in main field of central scalloped medallion with repeating boteh and cypress tree motifs, surrounded by stylized blossoms and leaves. Borders: alternating with a line of repeating boteh motifs, a band of repeating star-like floral motifs and a...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 2, 1951

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Kashmiri), 19th or 20th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 119.5 x 117cm (47 1/16 x 46 1/16in.)

Accession Number

51.523

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool and cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes