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Lot 9
SQUARE JAMEWAR RUMAL


CIRCA LATE 19TH CENTURY
Handspun and handwoven Pashmina, natural dyes
70.07 x 66.14 in (178 x 168 cm approximately)

NON-EXPORTABLE


Jamewar literally means a fabric worn over the robe or jama, which was purchased by the yard (war). Jamewar shawls were popular among royalty and nobility. Square-shaped rumal shawls like the present lot would be folded into a triangle to form a cape to be wrapped across the shoulders.







  Lot 9 of 70  

REDISCOVERY: AUCTION OF ART AND COLLECTIBLES
22-23 JULY 2020

Estimate



Winning Bid
$1,380
Rs 1,02,125

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi


 









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