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Kashmir shawl
  • India
  • Kashmir shawl, circa 1875–1899
  • Where object was made: Kashmir, India
  • cashmere, wool, twill, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 318 x 143 cm
    Object Length/Width: 125 3/16 x 56 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Perkins Central Court, 317, S1
  • 1928.0754
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Long shawl with embroidered cashmere body and borders. It is embroidered with shades of red and swirling patterns, and it has a large, black, star-shaped motif in the center with three signatures.