Antique Sindh Embroidery

Antique Sindh Embroidery
Offered by: Legge Carpets Ltd
Dealer reference: 6582


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. Four elegantly swerving diagonals lead to the central eight-lobed flower arrangement.
The textile is worked in two pieces.
Very minor damage, overall excellent condition


Height: 235.00cm (92.52 inches)
Width: 132.00cm (51.97 inches)


Excellent condition


Circa 1900



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