size: 9 x 48 cm
Mirror work, is particular to India, with insets and tassle edge with beads.
This embroidery technique is also called shisha (glass work) thought to have been developed by the wife of Shah Jahan who built the Taj Mahal at Agra in her honour.
Purchased at Goldsmiths College Exhibition in the 1970’s.
Comprehensive coverage in Techniques of Indian Embroidery by Anne Morrell 1994 published by Batsford.