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A "Paisley" shawl, with a large field of saffron yellow, the main border with nine cones and corresponding short, diagonal ones in the gallery, continuing along the vertical border, in a close simulation of a kashmir, circa 1820 Jamuvar shawl--128 x 57in. (320 x 142cm.), French, 1820's
A "Paisley" shawl, with a large field of saffron yellow, the main border with nine cones and corresponding short, diagonal ones in the gallery, continuing along the vertical border, in a close simulation of a kashmir, circa 1820 Jamuvar shawl--128 x 57in. (320 x 142cm.), French, 1820's

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A "Paisley" shawl, with a large field of saffron yellow, the main border with nine cones and corresponding short, diagonal ones in the gallery, continuing along the vertical border, in a close simulation of a kashmir, circa 1820 Jamuvar shawl--128 x 57in. (320 x 142cm.), French, 1820's
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This shawl is so true to the Indian tradition that the side borders have been woven on silk warps, as was done in India.
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