1871 Wood Engraving Bier Flat Frame Corpse Funeral Kashmir Shawl Coffin Casket – Original In-Text Wood Engraving

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This is an original 1871 black and white in-text wood engraving of a “Bier”, a flat frame stand on which a casket or coffin containing a corpse is often place in the center of an altar. The Bier are used for the body of a young female or male of the middle or higher class with several ornaments, and at the head is an upright piece of wood called a “Sháhid”, which is covered with a shawl. The bier of a boy is distinguished by a turban, generally made of a red Kashmir shawl.

Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3 x 3 inches; 8 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Packaged in custom sleeve w/ archival black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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1871 Wood Engraving Bier Flat Frame Corpse Funeral Kashmir Shawl Coffin Casket – Original In-Text Wood Engraving

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Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White

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PeriodPaper LLC-Collectible Original Print Archive