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Pashmina: The Kashmir Shawl and Beyond

By: Janet Rizvi & Monisha Ahmed (Authors)

Price: $71.60

Publisher: Mumbai, The Marg Foundation: 2017

Seller ID: 1200002

ISBN: 9789383243211

Condition: New


This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The classic Kashmir shawl was the exquisite product of consummate skill and artistry applied to one of the world s most delicate fibres. It was an object of desire for Mughal emperors and Sikh maharajas, Iranian nobles, French empresses, Russian and British aristocrats and eventually for the prosperous 19th-century bourgeoisie on both sides of the Atlantic. It has left a permanent imprint on the aesthetic sensibility of the modern world in the so called pa... View more info

Pashmina: The Kashmir Shawl and Beyond (Vol. 60, Nos. 3 and 4)

By: Janet Rizvi with Monisha Ahmed

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027189

ISBN: 8185026904

Condition: New


The classic Kashmir shawl is among the most exquisite textiles ever woven, the product of consummate skill and artistry applied to one of the world's most delicate fibres. This authoritative study introduces the Kashmir shawl as a cultural artefact with a known history spanning four centuries. Lavishly illustrated and accessibly written, this book has much to offer textile scholars, and those interested in the history of Kashmir. CONTENTS Preface and Acknowledgements Maps Introduction "A Felicitous Conjunction" Part 1 THE FIBRE Chapter 1 Pashm and Other Animal Fibres Toosh a... View more info