Object Place: Kashmir, India
Overall: 143.5 x 320cm (56 1/2 x 126in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool twill tapestry
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Long rectangular shawl; bright green ground, design in bright polychrome, deep borders, on two ends, of closely massed bright polychrome conventionalized floral medallions, cones and ogives, outline large-scale cones overlaid above floral motives; inner border of same design on all four sides, outer border (sewed on) of floral palmette and vine; central body of shawl not plain, but with two large tangent roundels with floral and cone frame; in center of each roundel, a tile-like floral rosette embroidered in polychrome; fringe, on two ends, of tabs of polychrome wool twill. .
Gift from Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA, March 12, 1953
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates