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Rectangular shawl of wool twill tapestry with cream-white central field with small boteh floral spray in each corner, angled toward center; crosswise border (palla) at each end with two horizontal rows of boteh motifs composed of various flowers and leafy stalks; narrow guard bands with...

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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 (Kashmiri), 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 132 x 264cm (51 15/16 x 103 15/16in.)

Accession Number

52.471

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes