A gorgeous antique Kalamkari dating c 1858. The writing was transcribed with the help of Robin , from Rarerugs instagram! It reads : Mahdi Mohammad, date : 1274.
The date is Muslim Hejri moon base and dates 160 years old. A remarkably beautiful design , the details are incredible This textile is hand block printed on a ground of very high quality cotton. It's one of the most magnificent I've ever seen! Lovely for any collection (FF 100). MEASUREMENTS : This charming textile measures 113 inches by 54.5 inches wide.CONDITION: This textile is in as found, not laundered condition. There are a few small holes in this piece , however I've never seen another in better condition. It's a remarkable find! Please see my other Antique French fabric auctions by clicking View Sellers Other Items. The item "Antique Kalamkari Indian textile paisley Persian Ghalamkar textile c 1850" is in sale since Thursday, May 17, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Other Antique Textiles". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in Burlington, Vermont. This item can be shipped worldwide.