Vintage Phulkari


Item Number k0366

Wisteria - Collections - Rare Birds - Vintage Phulkari

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  • Hand selected antiques, special finds and one-of-a-kind treasures from around the world.

    Phulkari is an embroidery technique that was used on the cloth you see here, and means "flower working". Such vibrantly hand-sewn pieces would be used to celebrate a momentous event in a woman's life, like a wedding, the passing of a loved one, or childbirth. Each color of silk was thought to possess attributes that would guide her and her family to prosperity. This piece is quite rare with a bright green trim that lines the edges, something uncommon in cloths of this vintage.

    Our Rare Birds are unique treasures we’ve acquired from across the globe. Because they've been around for some time and are well traveled, they often have worn features. But that, of course, is what makes them so wonderful and also why we must say all sales are final.

    To the best of our knowledge, all information is accurate, while sometimes impossible to confirm.

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