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1153 SOLD Rare Museum Quality Sindh Pillow Case - 1940-1950s

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Absolutely stunning fine embroidery on a Sindh Valley Pillow case.

With Tan work rendered in cotton thread allover the field and kharek work rendered in silk floss in the central squares.

Handwoven base cloth on the front.

The back and tassels may have been recently added.

Extremely rare. Extremely fine neat work.

The vibrant combination of magenta and yellow is the feature that makes this piece! (in my humble opinion).

Rare. Probably the last of this quality that I shall see.

 20.5 x 32 inches




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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