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Kashmir "Moon" Shawl

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Kashmir "Moon" Shawl, North India, c. 1835, the round center medallion and matching corners filled with densely drawn flowers and vines floats on an ivory field with rows of large tilted "boteh," all within a radial flower-patterned border, 5 ft. 9 in. x 5 ft. 7 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 150, p. 328, plate 151 and 152, p. 329, and plate 198, p. 330.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

several very minor crude repairs


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Keywords

Frank Ames, India, Kashmir, Paisley, Persian clothing, Shawl

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