Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, 1800s (second quarter)
  • Where object was made: Kashmir, India or Pakistan
  • cashmere, twill, wool, silk thread, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 329.5 x 140 cm
    Object Length/Width: 130 x 55 in
    Length/Width/Depth: Fringe x 1 1/2 in
    Length/Width/Depth: Fringe x 4 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0965
Label Text

Long shawl with brocading and embroidery. Black silk twill rectangular center with embroidered cone forms. Silk thread used for piecing.