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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 Georges Redard's study collection (please visit http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/redard-georges), mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few stains. Dimension: 67 cm x 68 cm.