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Shawl or scarf

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Woman's shawl or scarf of cream-white plain-weave silk with printed design of solid crimson central field surrounded on four sides by narrow band of small repeating boteh motifs in red and, outside that, wide border of scrolling vine with flowers and leaves in crimson and black on cream-white...

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Provenance

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 176 x 85cm (69 5/16 x 33 7/16in.)

Accession Number

28.124

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes