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Kashmir Long Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

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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. 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.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

very small hole in the center, slight wear and splitting of the lappets


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

Parviz Nemati, Frank Ames, Culture of Jammu and Kashmir, Economy of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian clothing, Kashmir, Pakistani clothing, Pashmina, Scarves, Shawl

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