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Kashmir Long Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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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. 1830, featuring a classic design of end panels with large upright "boteh" with smaller panels of bent tip "boteh" bordering an empty ivory field, 9 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 6 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plates 159 and 160, p. 337 and 340.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

several very minor 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.

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Frank Ames, 19th-century fashion, Paisley, Pashmina, Persian culture, Renfrewshire, Shawl

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