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Persian Qalamkar Block-Printed Cotton Cover, c. 1900.

Persian Qalamkar Block-Printed Cotton Cover, c. 1900.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1206992

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A rectangular cover made of three different block-printed and dyed cotton fabrics. Main textile with boteh made of two parts sewn together. Qalamkar textiles were especially popular in Persia, often imported from India (here called Kalamkari). From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few stains. Dimension: 67 cm x 68 cm.