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The Zulfiqar Collection

Presented by Gandhi Memorial Center at Gandhi Memorial Center, Bethesda MD

Mar 26, 2022

The Zulfiqar Collection

A collection of shawls and other antiquities from Kashmir Collected and curated by Zulfi Ali

The Kashmir shawl or the Cashmere shawl, as it was first known in Europe, was a textile, highly prized by the royalty of India, the middle-east and then Europe. Combining the rare wool of the Cashmere goat with the talents of spinners, pattern makers, dyers, darners, and the extraordinary skill of the weavers, the Cashmere shawl was a triumph of Kashmir's artistic heritage - a heritage that also included other equally exquisite art forms including Papier Mache/Lacquerware, silver and copper

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Presentation by the collector and a reception will take place upon the opening of this exhibit.

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Gandhi Memorial Center

4748 Western Ave., Bethesda, MD 20816

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