Object Place: India
Overall: 214.8 x 209cm (84 9/16 x 82 5/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed, gold metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts
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Square shawl, sheer silk ground, green in center with wide red borders on all four sides, green center: central roundel with foliate and vine border and hexagons enclosing rosettes in center, background small-scale ogives enclosing rosette, large cone in each corner; red borders; rosettes arranged in diagonal lines; outer borders on all four sides of herringbone; design brocaded gold and silver; warps tie-dyed to achieve break between red and green.
Gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr. to the MFA, March 10, 1949
Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.