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Weaving (twill tapestry)

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Shawl of wool twill tapestry, constructed of several panels, with white main field and obliquely set floral botehs in each corner embroidered in polychrome wool; surrounding main field is a border of repeating, angled floral botehs; narrow guard bands (hashia) with floral meander predominately...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Charles K. Cummings to the MFA, March 7, 1940

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles K. Cummings

Indian (Kashmiri) for European market, about 1830

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 129.5 x 305cm (51 x 120 1/16in.)

Accession Number

40.81

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry, embroidered with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes