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Shawl or scarf

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Shawl or scarf of red plain-weave silk with design in main field of repeating rows of flowers outlined in cream-white silk with solid cream-white centers; deep border on one end with row of boteh motifs and side borders composed of bands of various floral motifs with greenish-gold, cream and...

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Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA, June 11, 1914; Returned September 25, 1914; Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 98 x 226cm (38 9/16 x 89in.)

Accession Number

19.720

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes