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623 SOLD Old Kohistani Shawl Textile Art with Embroidery

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Old Kohistani Wedding Shawl with silk embroidery on two layers of cloth

Balanced aesthetic in the field. Silk embroidered bands at the bottom

Extremely rare antique round bead balls that are probably legacies of an older piece fixed on the edge.

Round shiny tiklis allover.

Glitter band at the head panel.

The little red beads on the lower edge and the white florets created out of beads are superb touches.

Two beaded diamonds to attach the two layers is present.

188cm x 158cm

The most important aspect of this group of textiles is that it is one of the few material legacies of the vanishing culture of Kohistan - a small region


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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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