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Kashmir Long Shawl

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2845B
Lot:
34
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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 black central quatrefoil medallion with an ivory surround, flanked by a pair of elongated "boteh" terminating in a series of complex spirals, all within an inner border of smaller confronting "boteh," applied side borders, 10 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 8 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 210, p. 350.
Estimate $2,200-2,500

two minor tears in the center medallion, some tearing in both end 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

Frank Ames, Air Ministry Experimental Station, Culture of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian clothing, Paisley, Pakistani clothing, Pashmina, Persian clothing, Shawl

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