School of Design

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

Indien No.2
Date: before 1914
Dimensions: 38 x 24 x 6 cm (14 15/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium: paper cloth
Made in: France
Description: Hardback book with black covers and spine. Containing samples of Kashmir shawl type fabric. The book is French but the provenance of the shawl samples is unknown, they appear to cover a range of styles and periods. Most of the samples are twill tapestry woven, some are embroidered. Border samples and pieces from the central field of the shawl are included.
Inv. No.: 2010.656
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