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Kashmir Long Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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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. 1870, featuring a central black four-pointed star inset panel with a field of polychrome elongated and interlacing "boteh" above and below the medallion, 10 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 8 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: Shawls of the East from Kerman to Kashmir, Parviz Nemati, 2003, p. 158.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

missing lappets at one end with wear at the other, small horizontal tear in the center


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, Kashmir, Kerman, Paisley, Persian clothing, Shawl

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