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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date early 19th C
Date Accessioned 1978
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Shawl
General Description 19th Century plain crimson Kashmir shawl.
Cultural Context India Kashmir
Id Number Current Accession 0043
Subject crimson shawl
Measurements Dimensions 340 x 154 centimetres
Material Cashmere silk selvage
Visual Information Crimson, Plain
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Bought by Deryn O’Connor from Mrs. Lawrence Alton
Technique Hand spun, Hand woven
Weave 8 herringbone twill (typical of plain Kashmir shawls)

 

 

 

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