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Kashmir Shawls
Date: early 20th Century
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Dimensions: 68 x 50 cm (26 3/4 x 19 11/16 in.)
Medium: card, cotton
Made in: India, Kashmir
Compiled in: Britain, Leeds
Description: Cream museum exhibit card from the Department of Colour Chemistry, displaying 8 annotated samples of Kashmir Shawl border fragment or pattern sample. Twill tapestry are designed with embroidered organic detail. some of the samples are attached to appertures with tape. One sample have numberson the back. Another sample shows the pulled thread work. Exhibit card from original box entitled 'CPA Ltd/Alizarian Prints/ Indigo Prints (includes more Kashmir)'
Inv. No.: 2011.33

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