Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Superbly embroidered Bagh Phulkari with the Lehariya or ‘wave’ pattern all over.
Rendered in superfine stitches laid out as concentric diamonds – that are a characteristic of Vari da Baghs gifted to brides.
PATTERN / MOTIF: Lehar or Waves
BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton
BASE CLOTH COLOR: Brown (plus a small patch of maroon)
NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH: 5 patches of cloth
STITCH LAYOUT TYPE: Superfine small stitches
SIZE: 131cm x 264cm
AGE: Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
REGION: Punjab Punjab, Undivided India
COMMUNITY: Hindu or Sikh
NOTES: 1) Fine Embroidery small stitches
2) Border has purple & pink
3) Two shades of golden yellow used.
This item has lived a hearty life being used within the cultural context of the creators. Signs of this life are present in the form of stains, thread loss & other imperfections.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.