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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, after 1860
  • Where object was made: Kashmir or Punjab, India or Pakistan
  • wool, brocade, twill tapestry, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 177.5 x 177.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 70 x 70 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0790

Square shawl (Kasawa), pieced wool twill tapestry (kani), with a black center and brocaded/embroidered border that is reversed on two sides. Two signatures in one corner.