The Shalimar Shawl

An exemplary Kani woven masterpiece

A museum grade twill-tapestry Kashmir shawl crafted in 2020. 

14 artisan months (2 artisans x 7 months each)

338 bobbins / meter (More than twice intricate than the standard today)

Masterpiece on order. Priced at $4,450 / INR 3,25,000 

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Inspiration

Time travel to 1619 A.D

The black marble pavilion surrounded by water and magical fountains, at Kashmir's famous Shalimar garden, laid out by Mughal king Jehangir for his beloved queen Nur Jehan 4 centuries ago.

The motif

Where the emperor and his beloved rejoiced

Inside the old black marble pavilion are extraordinary specimens of Mughal motifs from the time, hand-painted on the ceilings. 

We drew a modern rendition of the motifs

7 months of master craftsmanship follow
The complete piece - a gallery
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