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117-002 Bagh Phulkari

117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari

Bagh Phulkari derive their name from  'Bagh' which means 'Garden'. To embroider a Bagh needs lot of patience and material too! 

In ancient times, owning one was a status symbol. Baghs were/are made with dexterity in West Punjab(now Pakistan). Hues if silk threads used in this one are Magenta, Golden Yellow, Beige and Orange. This is a rare piece and can be used as a wall panel or throw. 

Information

a. Origin West Punjab(Pakistan)
b. Estimated Age 80 to 90 years old
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) The embroidery is done in Darning and Hoibein stiches in four colours. The designs are formed by criss-cross lines, zig-zag patterns, etc. The ends and borders have a contract design which makes the piece lively and interesting. Silk threads are used on a rough hand woven cotton material.l.
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 91 inches length x 52 inches width
e. Condition Report Semi-perfect
f. Damage & Shortcomings Has some wear and tear of thread in the centre and in one end corner.
g. Item Location (Country) India
Seller Name Hilda
Seller's Email ID hildakathuria@yahoo.com
117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari
117-002 Bagh Phulkari