Map-Shawl by Kashmirian

Shawl embroidered with multi-coloured fine wools into a pictorial map of Srinagar, capital of Kashmir.


Details

Medium:
Wool
Dimensions:
228 x 198 cm
Acquired in:
1971
Presented by:
E W Fuller through The Art Fund

Fashion of the early 19th century to simulate the traditional weaving technique of Kashmir.

Provenance

Mrs E.W. Fuller

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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