|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||17th Century - 1904|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904|
|Other Number:||A580B - Other Number|
Fragment of a jamawar tapestry-weave shawl from Kashmir. The mango motif on the textile is known as mankolam or kalka, a symbol of fertility in the Subcontinent. The pattern gained its English name “paisley” after the town of Paisley in Scotland during the colonial period. Rectangular piece of cloth with 'torn' uneven edges.
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