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Kani Jamawar (Fabric for a Jama Coat or Shawl)

A work made of wool, pieced double interlocking 2:2 's' twill tapestry weave.
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  • A work made of wool, pieced double interlocking 2:2 's' twill tapestry weave.

Date:

1825–75

Artist:

Probably Kashmir for the Persian market (present-day Iran)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kani Jamawar (Fabric for a Jama Coat or Shawl)

Place

Kashmir (Object Probably made in)

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Made 1825–1875

Medium

Wool, pieced double interlocking 2:2 'S' twill tapestry weave

Dimensions

301.3 × 132.7 cm (118 5/8 × 52 1/4 in.); Repeat: 26.1 × 11.4 cm (10 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Reference Number

1952.1024

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