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Square shawl of wool twill tapestry with design of main field of red with appliqués of white, black, blue, yellow, and green wool twill, densely embroidered with highly stylized boteh motifs in multi-colored wool yarns; central blue star-shaped medallion embroidered around the edges; in the...

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Provenance

Victor de Bellefroid d'Oudoumont (b. 1879 - d. 1957), Belmont, MA; 1957, by inheritance to his niece, Hélène Kazanjian Sargeant, Wellesley, MA; 1987, gift of Hélène K. Sargeant to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 1987)

Credit Line

Gift of Hélène K. Sargeant

Indian, about 1870

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 193 x 180.3cm (76 x 71in.)

Accession Number

1987.375

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes