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Small black center; polychrome design of large-scale scrolling plant forms, some in ogive arches; embroidered border design of symmetrically arranged floral forms with outer edge of small niches, each on different colored ground; woven in sections and sewed together later.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Harold D. Walker and Miss Eleanor W. Brooks to the MFA, November 13, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harold D. Walker and Miss Eleanor W. Brooks, in memory of their mother, Mrs. N. B. K. Brooks

Indian (Kashmiri), mid-19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

188 x 194 cm (74 x 76 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1681

Medium or Technique

Weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes