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A silk embroidered cushion cover from Swat Valley

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Pre 1980: item # 1181229

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A silk embroidered cushion cover from Swat Valley
$150.00

This lovely cushion cover from Swat Valley is densely embroidered in mustard and salmon floss-silk thread in darning stitch on a black cotton ground. The motifs are typical of the embroidery of Swat and Hazara regions of Pakistan, geometric and curvilinear motifs outlined in yellow running stitch. The textile is in excellent condition and features a slit on the back for a pillow insert. It measures 38 x 38 cm. Estimated age: mid to late 20th century.


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