Kohistani Shawl with extremely fine embroidery in all the 33 medallions making it one of the heaviest investments of time in the art of this area.
The embroidery threads wrap around the warps and wefts of the base fabric.
4 triangles to attach the layers together
Blue backing at the top
Pink silk superfine band at the head that is probably from late 1800s
Estimated to from 1950s - 1960s
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.