1072 Old Figurative Kashmir Amli Pashmina Shawl

Mesmerising figurative Amli Embroidery on a square shawl

The Subject could be interpreted as showing the life of a city under the protection of a powerful army. The shawl may have been created as a gift to praise the rulers of the time.

Figures contain:

3 elephants among the 130+ animals in the 130+ arches in the border

80+ soldiers

100+ people other than soldiers

Lord Vishnu seated in a Lotus,

Kings & Queens,

Musicians,

Snake Charmers, Hunters and Romancing Couples

165 x 165 cm

From the mid 1800s

Pieces of this condition are rarely found these days.

Superb find!

NOT IN A HURRY TO SELL THIS

BUT OPEN TO OFFERS

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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.

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