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Shawl or scarf

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Shawl or scarf of red plain-weave silk, embroidered with cream-white and deep blue silk in buttonhole and chain stitches, with overall repeating design in main field of small circular flowers with leaves and stems and narrow crosswise borders with row of stylized botehs enclosed in floral...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 4, 1925

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 128 x 213cm (50 3/8 x 83 7/8in.)

Accession Number

25.198

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes