Punjabi Palmette Stole
As striking and elegant as the finest saris, this chiffon Punjabi Palmette Stole is hand-block printed with a traditional palmette motif. This versatile semi-sheer shawl can also be worn as a wrap or sarong. Viscose and cotton chiffon. Hand-printed with vegetable dyes in India. Natural hand-printing variations make each one-of-a-kind. 78"l. x 38"w.
Evocative of patterns carved into wood printing blocks in the Indian subcontinent collection of our National Museum of Natural History.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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