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Lot 0768
Shoulder Cloth from Zanskar in the Western Himalaya, India, 19th or 20th century. Size: 35'' x 41'' (89 x 104 cm) without the fringes. Yak Wool. Sewn together from three stripes. Good condition with signs of use. Worn by the women of Zanskar. The textile was dyed with indigo, the patterns were created in Tie-and-Dye-Technique with natural dyes. Provenance: Private German collection. PLEASE NOTE: Lots 654-811 (including this lot) are located in Baden-Baden, Germany, and will not be available for inspection at our auction preview in Philadelphia. USA Bidders: if you are the successful buyer, this item will be available for shipping from our Philadelphia location approximately 7-10 days after the auction. European and non-USA Bidders may request shipping quotes from Germany.

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Shoulder Cloth, Zanskar, India

Estimate $500 - $700Feb 25, 2018
Philadelphia, PA, USA