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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.


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


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)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts