A fine Mughal "Lattice and Blossom" pashmina Carpet Fragment
Northern India, Kashmir or Lahore, second half of 17th Century
rectangular, decorated in cream, green, pink and black on a crimson ground, depicting three cusped compartments forming a trellis design, each enclosing poppy blossoms flanked by curved, serrated leaves, mounted
141 x 48.2 cm.
- The carpet pile is sheep's wool and not pashmina as stated in the catalogue. The structure is of silk and cotton.