Beautiful BEAUTIFUL Swat Valley textile with silk floss embroidery.
Handspun cotton base.
The silk is so fine that it appears to be pasted onto the cotton.
The embroidery is similar to Phulkaris and Suzanis.
This is a fragment and not a complete piece.
Notwithstanding the defects this is a stunning piece of work and can be used to create a framed textile artwork using the 16+ flower motifs.
228cm x 41cm
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.