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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: Punjab, India or Pakistan
  • wool, cashmere, embroidering, twill
  • Object Length/Width: 170.3 x 167.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 67 x 66 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0455

Red cashmere square shawl with colored embroidery and embroidered borders. Bands of embroidery divide the field into four sections. There are scattered embroidered forms on the shawl.