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Old Afghan Painted Hunting Cloth "Chireh".

Old Afghan Painted Hunting Cloth "Chireh".


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1970: Item # 1205952

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Two panels of yellow coarse cotton ground sewn together. Painted and printed with a leopard, snake and four quails. These cloths were used in Afghanistan for a special hunting technique of partridges. Please refer to the article about these textiles in "Asian Textiles: NEWSLETTER OF THE OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP", No. 40. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: very good. Dimension: approx. 105 cm x 105 cm.