• 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  

    Estimate

    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.)