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Kashmir Shawl

Kashmir Shawl Kashmir shawl, circa 1835, Pashmina wool, 137 x 300 cm (4’6″ x 9′ 10″). Plate 45, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Kashmir Shawl

Kashmir Shawl Kashmir shawl, circa 1850, 146 x 320 cm (4’9″ x 10’6″), Pashmina wool Plate 47, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Four Seasons Kashmir Shawl

Four Seasons Kashmir Shawl Four Seasons Kashmir Shawl, mid 19th century, 200 x 205 cm (6’7″ x 6’9″), embroidered in silk and wool Plate 48, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Kashmir Man’s Coat

Kashmir Man’s Coat Kashmir Man’s Coat (details), 19th century, Pashmina with wool and silk embroidery, 150 x 124 cm (4’11” x 4’1″) Plate 56, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Kashmir Man’s Coat

Kashmir Man’s Coat Kashmir man’s coat, circa 1830, 190 x 122 cm (6’3″ x 4′), Pashmina ground with wool embroidery, silk lined. Plate 59, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Banjara Panel

Banjara Panel Banjara panel, Maharashtra or Karnatak, early 20th century, 34 x 36 cm (1’1″ x 1’2″), indigo ground with wool and cotton embroidery and cowrie shells Plate 84, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Kantha Cover

Kantha Cover Kantha cover, West Bengal, India, late 19th century, 142 x 117 cm (4’8″ x 3’10”), cotton ground and cotton embroidery. Plate 110, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Pichawai

Pichawai Pichawai for temple steps, Gujarat, India, 19th century, 83 x 44 cm (2’9″ x 1’5″), mineral pigment on cloth Plate 43, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Pata

Pata Parshvanatha Pata, cloth for meditation in a temple setting, West India, Gujarat, circa 1500, cotton painted with mineral pigments. Plate 29, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Jain Temple Hanging

Jain Temple Hanging Jain temple hanging, Gujarat, India, mid 20th century, 137 x 82 cm (4’6″ x 2’8″), velvet with spangles, silver gilt thread and cotton padding. Plate 122, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel
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