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Antique Sindh embroidery

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Antique Sindh embroidery

reference:  
6582

dimensions:  
235 x 132 cm

Description

Pakistan, ca. 1900. This Abochhini (wedding shawl) is embroidered in the classic Sindh embroidery colours of red and green silk on cotton, employing a variety of stitches including ‘Sindhi stitch’, and embellished with mirror work around the pompom in the centre. Worked in two pieces. Very minor damage, overall excellent condition

£3,650