Amazing maroon silk Patola Shawl Dupatta from India.
Extremely complex 'Double Ikat' weaving
The complexity is proportional to the variety and number of motifs in the weaving.
In this textile we find the flower motif, the parrot motif and the elephant motif.
38.5 x 88 inches without fringes
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.