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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: Kashmir, India or Pakistan
  • wool, cashmere, twill, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 119 x 302.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 56 x 142 1/2 in
    Object Length: Fringe 2 cm
    Object Length: Fringe 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0748

Wool shawl with twill tapestry and embroidery. It has a black woven design in the center and a small signature. This design has pointed edges, almost star-shaped. The ends have patches of different colored cashmere which are connected with stitchery, but they are not embroidered.