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Mounted Kashmir Shawl Fragment

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Mounted Kashmir Shawl Fragment, North India, mid-18th century, featuring an allover design of spaciously and finely drawn staggered flowers on an ivory ground, 1 ft. 15 in. x 2 ft. 5 in.

Literature: For similar examples please see: The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 141, p. 279, and plate 106, p. 280.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

scattered areas of wear


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Frank Ames, India, Kashmir, Persian clothing, Shawl

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