12 - 14 March 2001
A KASHMIR JAMAWAR SHAWL
Mid 19th Century
Woven mainly in shades of red wools with elongated boteh and stylized floral pattern around a central rectangle of ivory wool woven in pastel colors with slim curling boteh and flowers, label attached inscribed Edith Allyne, 2609 Gough St.
113 x 55in. (287 x 139cm.)
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