Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
*From the Masterpiece collection
Spectacular Kohistani Shawl with two layers of cloth and silk embroidery all over.
These are worn over the head and the ends are held together at the front acting as a sheet covering the entire body.
Unusual Pallu Ends like the type seen in shawls
Field is completely filled with embroidery
Beaded fringes with blue red and white beads.
Kohistan Shawls are rare.
Estimated to be from the mid 1900s
201cm x 157cm
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.