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March 28, 2015 1:00PMCalender

Kashmir "Moon" Shawl

Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2795B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 28, 2015 1:00PM


Kashmir "Moon" Shawl, North India, c. 1825, the ivory, stepped, floral-filled center medallion with quarter medallions at each corner on a wine-colored field with an allover alternating ram's horn "boteh" design, radial flower-patterned borders, 5 ft. x 5 ft. 4 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see The Kashmir Shawl, Frank Ames, 1986, plate 201, p. 297.
Estimate $2,200-2,500

several very minor repairs, very small hole in field

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Kashmir, North India, Frank Ames