Absolutely stunning fine embroidery on a Sindh Valley Pillow case.
With Tan work rendered in cotton thread on the edges of the central square and minute kharek work rendered in silk floss within.
Surrounded by an broad applique border with small mirrorwork.
The front is made of handwoven base cloth. Note the dual color piping between the border and the central piece.
Extremely rare. Extremely fine neat work.
Rare. Probably the last of this quality that I shall see.
May be paired with 1085 & 1084
Minor signs of age and use are present.
72 x 72 cm
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.