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.