608 SOLD Old Silk Odhana Abochani Embroidered Shawl
Sold to a discerning Antique Art-Lover
Stunning White & Red Antique Wedding Textile from Sindh.
Worn as a shawl or Odhana / Abochini and used as a nuptial sheet.
The rosettes are characteristic of the work in that area. The cotton embroidery on fine cotton probably implies that the bride's family was of modest means. But the skill and the art seen in the embroidery are far from modest.
Stained (several stains as seen in the pictures) as this is a nuptial sheet. Some minor damage / repairs.
Soft fragile SILK!
204cm x 144cm
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.