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Kashmir shawl
  • India
  • Kashmir shawl, circa 1840, Sikh period
  • Where object was made: Kashmir, India
  • cashmere, wool, twill, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 134.7 x 162.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 53 x 64 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0750

Red cashmere square shawl made of wool twill tapestry (kani) with an allover cone pattern. It has red cashmere border patches on the two short ends.