868 Antique Phulkari Shawl with Unique NWFP stylised motifs

Superb Phulkari with very pretty motifs in the pallu ends.

Deep Rich red hand woven base cloth

The presence of the rare green silk throughout the textile adds to the aesthetic appeal.

Created in the overall pattern of the Mathurawati style, the triangle along one edge adorns the forehead

Very well made piece!

1930s -1950s

BASE CLOTH COLOR: Rich red


NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH: 3


SIZE:138cm x 240cm

 NOTES: 1) Rare green & rare purple Silk used throughout the panels

2) Mathurawati Layout

3) Has Nazar Butti in the end panel

 

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CONDITION REPORT:

GLOSS:

THREAD LOSS: Minor thread loss of purple & cream silk threads.

STAINS: Some stains on front & back (probably from the textile itself)

HOLES  / TEARS / REPAIRS: None seen

UNUSUAL ELEMENTS: Motifs and palette are rare

 


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