11 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,750
A ZOROASTRIAN WEDDING SHAWL, 19TH CENTURY
the black silk ground embroidered with a central spinning wheel with peacocks and flowers radiating outwards--32in. x 112in. (81cm. x 285cm.)
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See Hali Annual No 2, 1995 for an article by Patricia L Baker on Zorastrian Bridal Costume.
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