Beautiful silk embroidered Phulkari Bagh Shawl from West Punjab
Superb small tight stitches that have a long life arranged in concentric diamonds
Beautiful colored Pachranga border with magenta and purple.
Unfortunately some of the color has run and resulted in minor localised staining. Some thread loss.
Hand woven maroon base cloth.
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
This is one of the early phulkari bagh acquisitions that led me down the garden path and resulted in me falling in love with this beautiful category.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.