I have four pieces of this delightful hand embroidered fine cotton, worked in Gujerat, Western India for the Western market. I would imagine it was originally for a woman's gown, perhaps a round gown.
Of fine Indian hand woven muslin embroidered with a repeat tamboured stylised motif of four petalled crimson flowers and buds with dark green stalk and leaves,
2 horizontal lengths 7 1/2 x 32 in; 18 x 82 cm
2 semi circular sections 19 x 12 in; 49 x 30 cm widest
The motifs 2 1/4 in; 6 cm
Clean and fresh.
1. First length has a little hole to centre near the beautifully hand stitched vertical seam. There is a 1 1/2 in; 4 cm tear to the bottom of the piece near the right hand side. There are stitch holes along top and bottom where the piece has been turned over and sewn. £ 150
2. Little areas of slighjt wear here and there throughout. There are stitch holes along top and bottom where the piece has been turned over and sewn. £ 150
3. Semi circular piece. Areas of slight wear to middle right side.
4. Quite a few slits and hole to the top. If you cannot see this in photo, do ask for more.
3 & 4 to be sold together £ 225
Price: on request
Ref N°: 957-60
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