11–18 JUN 2019 | Online 17549

An Important Private Collection of Kashmir Shawls

Sale Total GBP 864,250

11–18 JUN 2019

Sale Overview

Christie’s Islamic and Indian Art Online presents an opulent collection of 85 hand-woven and intricately embroidered Kashmir shawls dating from the 17th to the late 19th century. Created from the finest fabric and woven in jewel-like colours, these shawls in long and square form display myriad designs, including the central ‘moon’ medallion, paisley motifs, botanical and geometric patterns, bold stripes, and a few rare examples with human figures, birds and animals.  Estimates range from £1,000 to 12,000.

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