The superb hand embroidered shawl, formed of thousands of exquisite tiny stitches in coloured silks, emanates from a central. Medallion, incorporating fern like fronds, leading to elongated boteh, and star form flower motifs to each edge. A dense and richly coloured border of shield shaped flowers runs within a further border of similar floral embroidery each within arched panels.
Each section of embroidery has been expertly joined together, in such a way as to be. With the design flowing around the whole shawl. This production method was used from circa 1850. And would have taken 1 - 1 1/2 months to complete by a team of embroiderers and tailors joining the pieces together.Generally good condition, considering its substantial age. There are a few small holes, and t. And coloured panels to each edge also show loss and fraying.
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Buyers can rest assured that we will provide you with a comprehensive, reliable and trustworthy service which we endeavour to make hassle free for all our customers. We aim to answer all enquiries within 24 hours.Your satisfaction is our priority. The item "C1850, ANTIQUE 19thC KASHMIR FULL EMBROIDERED HAND STITCHED SQUARE PAISLEY SHAWL" is in sale since Wednesday, July 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Embroidery". The seller is "phoenixchild0" and is located in Winchester.
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