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Persian Qalamkar Tray Cover with Arabic Inscriptions.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1900: item # 1207514

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Persian Qalamkar Tray Cover with Arabic Inscriptions.
A rectangular cover made of glazed cotton lavishly block-printed and dyed, produced in Isfahan in the 19th century. Centrally a medallion with cypresses surrounded by meandering flowers, and a row with cartouches containing Arabic inscriptions. 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. For similar tray covers please look at the V&A publication by Jennifer Wearden and Patricia L. Baker: "Iranian Textiles": nos. 88 and 89. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 106 cm x 112 cm.


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