Object Place: Kashmir, India
Height x width: 125 5/8 x 51 in. (319.1 x 129.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Goat hair (pashmina) twill tapestry
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Shawl of cashmere twill tapestry with white central field with small boteh motif in each outer corner and border design at each end of a row of large boteh motifs composed of sinuous and intertwining flowers and branches; a smaller border of boteh surround the central field; narrow guard bands have design of hooked vine overlaid with small flower petals in the form of lunar crescents; pieces of white cashmere are sewn along the border edges.
Gift from Mrs. Harold Pitman to the MFA, December 9, 1943
Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Pitman