813 Antique Phulkari Bagh Textile - Masterpiece

Phulkari Baghs that have been created with the full canvas in mind while drawing the pattern are few.

Examples are the Shalimar Bagh, the Char Bagh or the Bhool Bhulaiiya.

And this one.

There is creativity in this type that is absent in the ones with repetitive motifs.

An investment of this type of time, effort and money made on creating such an artwork suggests that there was confidence in the artist - confidence that one finds easily in old experienced hands.

This rare masterpiece is possibly the only one in the world of this type.

Estimated to be from the very early 1900s.