• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN ORANGE JAMAWAR SHAWL

    KASHMIR, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ORANGE JAMAWAR SHAWL
    KASHMIR, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Woven with coloured boteh against an orange ground, embroidered with a large white embroidered calligraphic pseudo-inscription
    17¾ x 40 in. (44 x 102 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, South Kensington, 25 April 1994, lot 21.


    Saleroom Notice

    This shawl measures 44in. x 102in. (106cm. x 205cm.)