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Two fragments of a shawl

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Fragment of cashmere twill tapestry shawl with dark red ground and design of tall, curvilinear plant forms woven with light and dark blue, light green, pink, pale yellow and white; across the end of each piece are two narrow floral borders; the upper border is cut by the stems and leaves of the...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, May 19, 1904

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Indian (Kashmiri), about 1845

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 1/2 x 47 in. (113 x 119.4 cm)

Accession Number

04.275a-b

Medium or Technique

Cashmere twill tapestry, paint

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes