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Shawl border (in two parts)

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Two fragments of a wool twill tapestry shawl borders, each with three rows of boteh motifs composed of flowers and small birds in pink, red, yellow, blue, green and black on a cream yellow ground; narrow guard bands with meandering floral pattern.

Provenance

Gift from Charles G. Loring to the MFA, November 29, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Indian (Kashmiri), 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width (A): 23 13/16 x 11 7/16 in. (60.5 x 29 cm) Height x width (B): 35 13/16 x 11 in. (91 x 28 cm)

Accession Number

98.1004a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes