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Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Kashmir (probably; probably embroidered in Delhi, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven wool, gold-wrapped thread and silver-wrapped thread couching

  • Museum number:

    IS.9-1880

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Scarf or shawl of green Kashmir wool, with added red and green ends, decorated with couched embroidery of gold-wrapped and silver-wrapped thread, attached to the surface with silk thread.

Place of Origin

Kashmir (probably; probably embroidered in Delhi, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven wool, gold-wrapped thread and silver-wrapped thread couching

Dimensions

Length: 256 cm excludng fringes, Width: 55 cm, Length: 12 cm fringes

Descriptive line

Textile, shawl, woven wool, probably made in Kashmir, probably embroidered in Delhi, 19th century

Materials

Wool; Gold-wrapped thread; Silver-wrapped thread; Silk thread

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered; Couched

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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