Phulkari

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Silk floss embroidery on cotton from India called a phulkari, embroidered in white and gold diagonal bands in a geometric design with green centers. Phulkari, translation "flower working", refers to traditional Punjabi headcovers or shawls carefully embroidered by women at home and shown off on special occasions.
Details
Place of Origin
India or Pakistan
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th or early 20th century
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Silk floss embroidery on cotton ground
Condition
Excellent condition.
Dealer Location
Sausalito, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1104068566336
Address
The Lotus Collection
480 Gate Five Road
Suite 109, East Deck
Sausalito CA 94965
US
(415) 862-4527
Associations
  • The Art and Antique Dealers League of America
  • Antiques Associations Members
1stdibs Dealer since 2008 Located in Sausalito, CA
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