Kashmir "Moon" Shawl
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Kashmir "Moon" Shawl, North India, c. 1815, the transparent center medallion filled with columns of stylized leaves floats on a "khatraaz" field of broad ivory, light blue, gold, and tan bands with an ascending flower and vine pattern separated by alternating red and indigo narrow stripes, 4 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 10 in.
Literature: For similar examples please see: The Kashmir Shawl, Victoria and Albert Museum, John Irwin, 1973, plate 15; The Kashmir Shawl and its Indo-French Influence, Frank Ames, 1997, plate 36, p. 113, and plate 183, p. 314.
several holes, scattered pinholes and edge wear
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