Cashmere Pashmina shawl with reversible hand embroidery by Firdose Ahmed Jan (INDIA)
This natural color pure cashmere pashmina shawl is a master-piece, which represents the legacy of Kashmiri embroidery, these shawls are heirloom and took four years to complete. The reversible embroidery done on the block printed pattern of the shawl. This is the finest achievement of Kashmiri embroidery. The uniformity of repeated floral patterns all over the field. The small border, fringe are salient features of the shawl. The entire shawl field is decorated with the Ogee arch pattern .The ogee arch is done in a meandering form and each arch is decorated with compact stylized Boteh illustrating the paisley, roses , and leaves. The most interesting feature of this shawl is the small portion around the Boteh and the ogee arches that have been left plain. This works like an outer frame and adds beauty to the patterns. This shawl is made by renowned master artisan Bashir Ahmad Jan who got honored by UNESCO / World Crafts Council / Govt.of INDIA for his excellent workmanship , his collection is also on display at museums, such as Crow collection museum Dallas TX USA. This is a traditional design of the 19th century. Shawl bears signature of the artisan and finished with natural fringes.
Sizing: 204 cm x 102 cm
Fabric: 100% pure cashmere pashmina
Available to dispatch in two weeks