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Two Kerman Shawl Fragments

Auction:
2911T
Lot:
1578
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 2911T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 09, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

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


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, Culture of Jammu and Kashmir, Economy of Jammu and Kashmir, Georgian scripts, Hexagonal crystal system, Indian clothing, Lattice, Paisley, Pakistani clothing, Pashmina, Scarves, Shawl

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