Panel from a Shawl

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Through the eighteenth century, the ever popular flowering plants of the Shah Jahan period transformed into pinecone-shaped clusters of buds emanating from roots of stylized leaves. Here, the motif, called a bota, lines the edge panel of a shawl.

Panel from a Shawl, Pashmina wool; double interlocking twill tapestry weave

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