Antique Chand Bagh Phulkari with well drawn well aligned 'moon' motifs
White and gold motifs on deep rust colored base cloth
Wedding Textile Art from Punjab usually created by the grandmother, mother & aunts of the bride over several years. Handmade cotton cloth is embroidered with silk. Used at the wedding and subsequently throughout life at other family ceremonies.
TEXTILE ART FORM: Silk Embroidery completely covering the Handmade cotton base
PATTERN / MOTIF: Chand or Moon
BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton
BASE CLOTH COLOR: Deep Rust
STITCH LAYOUT TYPE: Radiating & concentric diamondS
AGE: Estimated to be from the mid 1900s
REGION: Punjab, Undivided India
NOTES: 1) Well aligned motifs.
2) The change in the shade of orange in one section could be the 'Nazar Butti'
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.