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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.
3 elephants among the 130+ animals in the 130+ arches in the border
100+ people other than soldiers
Lord Vishnu seated in a Lotus,
Kings & Queens,
Snake Charmers, Hunters and Romancing Couples
165 x 165 cm
From the mid 1800s
Pieces of this condition are rarely found these days.