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Kashmir Long Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Kashmir Long Shawl, North India, c. 1810, the classic early 19th century design featuring a single row of large isolated "boteh" on each end of an open ivory field, 10 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.

Literature: For similar examples please see: The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 15, p. 82, plate 16, p. 83, and plates 121 and 122, p. 296.
Estimate $4,000-5,000


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Frank Ames, 19th-century fashion, Kashmir, Paisley, Persian culture, Shawl, Tamil culture

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