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.
|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's Email IDemail@example.com|