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Curtain

Object Number:43-12-91
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Persian (uncertain)
Provenience: Persia
Date Made: 18th century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Height: 192 cm
Width: 122 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Kalim Kari. Wood block print on cotton. White, with center section printed in garnet, except for large floral motifs in red and blue. Borders of large floral motifs, the uppermost white on a red and blue background. Backed with white cotton printed with allover floral design of orange, black and green. Blue cotton facing. Indian export textile, probably for the Persian market.

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