Kona Historical Society – Kona Historical Society's 2017 Online Auction
Auction Ends: Jul 23, 2017 07:00 PM HST

Clothing

Black Cashmere and Silk Shawl

Item Number
294
Estimated Value
$200 USD
Sold
$85 USD to ehcehc
Number of Bids
4  -  Bid History

Item Description

This fabulous, hand woven Pashmina (the finest type of cashmere wool) shawl comes from the Capra Hicus goat reared in high altitudes in the Himalayas. In the 18th century, the Moghul Emperors in India had these cashmere wool and silk yarns blended to derive this royal fabric which is known for its natural warmth, softness and an elegant sheen. Prized by Indian, Nepalese and Chinese royalty, these handmade shawls were made to be an integral part of a royal woman's trousseau, passed down from generation to generation.

Shawl is 70% pashmina (cashmere) and 30% silk. Made in Nepal. It measures approximately 82"x27".

Special Instructions

Proceeds benefit Kona Historical Society, a 501c3 nonprofit. Winning bidder is responsible for shipping and Hawai`i State tax (4.166%). We try our best to ship items as economically as possible. Most are shipped flat rate but larger or unusually shaped items may need to be shipped priority. Winning bidder is also responsible for postal insurance if the item’s value is over $500. As with all auctions, item is sold “as is” with no refunds available.

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