Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Kashmir "Moon" Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Kashmir "Moon" Shawl, North India, c. 1815, the transparent center medallion filled with columns of stylized leaves floats on a "khatraaz" field of broad ivory, light blue, gold, and tan bands with an ascending flower and vine pattern separated by alternating red and indigo narrow stripes, 4 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 10 in.

Literature: For similar examples please see: The Kashmir Shawl, Victoria and Albert Museum, John Irwin, 1973, plate 15; The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 36, p. 113, and plate 183, p. 314.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

several holes, scattered pinholes and edge 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

John Irwin, Frank Ames, Victoria, Culture of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian clothing, Kashmir, Pakistani clothing, Pashmina, Scarves, Shawl

Departments

Specialists