Shawl (or Chaddar-rumal) of Kashmir by Unknown Artist

Shawl, or chaddar-rumal.

Details

Medium:
Embroidery
Dimensions:
208 x 180 cm
Acquired in:
1936
Presented by:
V M Crawford through The Art Fund

Kashmir work, the prototype of Paisley shawls woven in this country. Closely embroidered on a base of native woven black pashmina. Persian cone or flame pattern with a general effect of soft Indian red.

Provenance

Brought from Madras in 1838.

Venue details

Bankfield Museum Boothtown Road, HALIFAX West Yorkshire HX3 6HG 01422 354823 museums.calderdale.gov.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm

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