Indo-Pak Sindh vintage embroidered shawl (186 x 118cm) *AF

£ 140.00

186 x 118 cm  //  6ft 1" x 3ft 10"

Embroidered in silk floss chain stitch onto a fine mill spun madder cotton ground. The silken colours are clear and bright and appear from natural dyes.

As found (AF) - from abrasion some of the soft floss silk has rubbed off and there is slight uneven fade in an otherwise rich and deep madder red field colour. There is also a darned tear in one section.

• first half 20th C (prior to 1947 partition)

Ref. 17523

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