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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Punjab, India or Pakistan
  • cashmere, wool, embroidering, twill
  • Object Length/Width: 119.5 x 117 cm
    Object Length/Width: 47 x 46 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0451
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Embroidered Kashmir square shawl on twill ground. The shawl is divided into four quadrants; two red and one white and another off-white, alternating. There is a medallion in the center of the shawl. A geometric design radiates from the border and corners. It is sewn on the border.