Kashmir Long Shawl
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Kashmir Long Shawl, North India, c. 1840, the black eight-pointed star center medallion enclosed by elongated arched compartments inset with stylized tree forms with a split-lattice vine pattern overtop, empty polychrome lappets at both ends, 11 ft. x 4 ft. 9 in.
Literature: Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage, Frank Ames, 2010, p. 93; The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 208, p. 346; Shawls of the East from Kerman to Kashmir, Parviz Nemati, 2003, plate 14, p. 141.
very small hole in the center, slight wear and splitting of the lappets
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