Very unusual shawl
Very unusual shawl
Very unusual shawl
Very unusual shawl
Very unusual shawl
Very unusual shawl

Very unusual shawl
1850s

This very dramatic and unusual shawl is top quality. I have not seen a divided half black plain centre before. Have you?

Description

The black quatrafoil half centre is woven with a fake islamic script, the opposing half with simialr design to the rest of the field, each end with centre mehrab or prayer arch filled with iris supported by elongated elegant pines, other stylised flowers, foliage, flanked by enormously long narrow pines wirth large curling stems, foliage and flowers, the epaulette border with cusped arches, fringed, all in wool and silk using red, green, turquoise, black, white, mauve, orange, pink shades.

11ft 2in; 3.4 m

5ft 5 in; 1.65 m

Condition

Excellent. Tight weave. One very small hole, pin head size on the patterned centre.

Price: on request

Ref N°: 762

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