822 Phulkari Bagh - Unusual Pattern

A rare pattern is seen in this flame orange Phulkari Bagh

The "W" form is unique and the symbolism is yet to be interpreted

The stitches used are laid out in the fine short 'lozenge within lozenge' format seen in Vari da Baghs

The base cloth is coarse hand spun hand woven cotton

Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old

Punjab, Undivided India

 


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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.

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