Blue Brocade Woman’s Veil (Rumal)
Purple-blue silk shawl with discontinuous supplementary weft of gold thread. A small central gold circle amid a field of stylized, diamond shaped flowers, framed by a triple border of leaves, botehs and gometricals with large botehs in four corners.
Circa: 19th c.
Origin: Benares(Varanasi), India
Material: gold thread brocading (Zari) on silk ground
Condition: small stain in field, very good
Dimensions: 56" x 86"
Inventory number: TX3304