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Antique Sindh Embroidery

Antique Sindh Embroidery

reference:  
5400

dimensions:  
2.05m x 1.35m / 6’9’’x 4’5’’

Description

Silk embroidery made in Sindh which was a part of India at the time the textile was made in the late 19th century.

The embroidery is worked in the classic Sindhi colours of pink/red silk, with the dye derived from cochineal,  and green silk on cotton. The textile has been conserved and mounted on a stretcher. It is very slightly stained, but  otherwise in good condition.

£1,500