Rare, unusual and interesting antique costumes and textiles; for museums and collectors looking for that extra special piece, for new and established collectors and for those with a modest budget who want to adorn their person or home.

Printed shawl
c 1850

Wonderful design and colours. A good weight of silk crepe.


Of silk crepe hand block printed with a central Indian inspired medallion surrounded by a square containing exotic spiked spindly columns and temples, the deep outer border with exotic foliage amongst curling, cusped medallions, all in scarlet, indigo, ochre, mid green, pink and apricot, silk fringe

6ft ; 1.82 m square + fringe 6 in; 15 cm.


Very good. A small area, the size of a large pinhead, to the centre. You have to really look to see this.

Price: £275 | $370 | €310

Ref N°: 8263