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



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