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Two Kerman Shawl Fragments

Auction: Discovery - 2872T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 10, 2015 10:00AM


Two Kerman Shawl Fragments, Southeast Persia, c. 1850 and c. 1870, a section of a jacket featuring pairs of small "boteh" on either side of a stylized carnation, 2 ft. x 2 ft. 1 in., and a section of a coarsely woven "khani" cloth displaying an allover stylized flower in a hexagonal lattice design, 3 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 9 in.

Literature: For similar examples, see The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 30, p. 118, plate 114, p. 289; and Pashmina, Anamika Pathak, 2003, p. 57.
Estimate $150-300

the khani cloth with scattered crude repairs

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Frank Ames