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Two shawl ends of wool twill tapestry, stitched together, with red ground and design of two rows of six boteh motifs composed of flowers in predominately red with white, yellow and two shades of blue; narrow outer wool guard bands (c. 1780) with design of floral meander.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Olivia James Chapman to the MFA, September 15, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Olivia James Chapman

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1825

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 65.5 x 120cm (25 13/16 x 47 1/4in.)

Accession Number

55.586

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes