One of the thirty-drawings that Moorcroft got copied from finished shawls that were commissioned by buyer from Russia, Persian and India. Gooleeanar – Moorcroft (painted by a Kashmiri Naqash on paper in brilliant colored gouache) – Circa 1823

One of the thirty-drawings that Moorcroft got copied from finished paisley shawls that were commissioned by buyer from Russia, Persian and India. Gooleeanar – Moorcroft (painted by a Kashmiri Naqash on paper in brilliant colored gouache) – Circa 1823

Buta on Kashmir Shawl. Afghan Period. Kashmir. Pashmina. ca. Early – Mid 19th Century.

Buta on Kashmir Shawl. Early Mid Century Kashmir Paisley Shawl and its Enduring Contribution to the Paisley Motif

Kashmir, Sikh Period, Kani Paisley Shawl. Handwoven Wool. Palla Detail. India. Circa 1840.

Palla detail of a high Sikh period kani shawl fragment containing the quintessential motifs that define shawls of this era.

A Kashmiri paisley shawl

A Kashmiri paisley shawl

Kashmiri square shawl with spectacular saffron center. C1860

Kashmiri square shawl with spectacular saffron center.

How to wrap up with style? Look to the rich colors and designs of nineteenth-century shawls from India. Incorporating flower-filled cones with hooked tips known as botehs or paisleys, their intricate...

How to wrap up with style? Look to the rich colors and designs of nineteenth-century shawls from India. Incorporating flower-filled cones with hooked tips known as botehs or paisleys, their intricate.

Antique jamawar jaipuri pallowdar shawl

Antique jamawar jaipuri pallowdar shawl

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