669 Antique Indian Lehariya Bagh Phulkari Wedding Shawl Textile

Superbly embroidered Bagh Phulkari with the Lehariya or 'wave' pattern all over.

Rendered in superfine stitches laid out as concentric diamonds - that are a characteristic of Vari da Baghs gifted to brides.

PATTERN / MOTIF: Lehar or Waves

 

BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton

 

BASE CLOTH COLOR: Brown (plus a small patch of maroon)

 

NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH: 5 patches of cloth

 

STITCH LAYOUT TYPE: Superfine small stitches

 

SIZE: 131cm x 264cm AGE: Estimated to be from the mid 1900s

 

REGION: Punjab Punjab, Undivided India

 

COMMUNITY: Hindu or Sikh

 

NOTES: 1) Fine Embroidery small stitches
2) Border has purple & pink
3) Two shades of golden yellow used.

 

This item has lived a hearty life being used within the cultural context of the creators. Signs of this life are present in the form of stains, thread loss & other imperfections.


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