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Kashmir shawl
  • India or Pakistan
  • Kashmir shawl, circa 1870, Dogra period
  • Where object was made: Kashmir or Punjab, India or Pakistan
  • cashmere, wool, twill, silk thread, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 210 x 205 cm including fringe
    Object Length/Width: 83 x 81 in including fringe
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Perkins Central Court, 317, S1
  • 1928.0971
Label Text

Wool Twill tapestry (kani) and embroidery. Square shawl (Kasawa) with a black center, embroidered. Predominate colors are red and black. Designs in opposite corners are alike. White silk thread signature in center and corner. It is pieced and joined together.