Not currently on display at the V&A

Shawl

ca. 1780 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Shawl of pashmina wool (Kashmir goat hair). The field is of a pale yellow colour woven in very fine twill weave. The borders have large botehs (13 in a single row) of massed flowerheads standing on a low green mound with two leaves.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pashmina
Brief Description
Shawl of pashmina wool, Kashmir, ca. 1780
Physical Description
Shawl of pashmina wool (Kashmir goat hair). The field is of a pale yellow colour woven in very fine twill weave. The borders have large botehs (13 in a single row) of massed flowerheads standing on a low green mound with two leaves.
Dimensions
  • Width: 130cm
  • Length: 314cm
Credit line
Given by Mrs M. Jaquet
Object history
According to the donor, this shawl and the sash IS 84-1988 were brought from India by her forebear Major William Sands (1750-90). He was in India until 1785 when he returned to England with Warren Hastings.
Collection
Accession Number
IS.83-1988

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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