Antique Indian Art Nouveau Shawl, Country of Origin: India, Circa Date: 1860 – This antique shawl from the mid 19th century is beautiful and detailed, with countless points of interest designed to captivate the viewer’s attention. It is designed with a delicate sapphire background that supports the foreground, resulting in an almost liquid effect that is very much Art Nouveau in style. Countless details that remind the viewer of fine stained glass are laid out in scarlet and berry reds, complemented by marigolds and daffodils. Spiraling spires wind from the center of each section, almost meeting in the middle to draw the eye to the delicate leaf-like designs within. this antique Indian Art Nouveau shawl allows the viewer can move on to the other floral figures at their own pace.