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Shawl

Object Number:A568
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Kashmir
Date Made: -1905
Late Date: 1905
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Length: 223.52 cm
Width: 213.36 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904

Description

Stripes in white, red, green, yellow, purple and black with an irregular triangular design throughout. Circle in the center with a series of concentric circles in different colors. One red with eight wavy lines, with conical shapes in between the lines. The circle has a compound ring made of black lines and purple circles with a yellow background. The central design is repeated at each corner. Two of the edges have an additional strip of embroidery attached while the other two edges have embroidery on the cloth.

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