Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
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Gorgeous Amli Embroidery on a square Pashmina Rumaal shawl
Superfine embroidery on pashmina wool, near square.
Sixteen large drop-shaped motifs pointing towards a white stellar centre, the borders with a row of lobed prayer niches (mihrab) with crescent forms
Note the motifs created by the blank spaces.
82 x 77in. (208.2 x 195.6cm.)
Estimated to be from the 1700s / Mughal period
Acquired from Christie’s (London)
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.