80x45 cm antique nomad seat cushion floor cushion Pulkari cushion Swat valley Pakistan including filling
A very fine 19th Century Swat Valley Pulkari cushion, in superb condition, it is a very fine quality piece, the condition is superb, a very rare piece, one of the finest examples of Swat Valley embroidery.
Object name: pillow
Local name: balescht
Place made: Asia: South Asia, Pakistan, Northwest Frontier Province, Swat
Period: mid 20th century
Dimensions: L 80cm x W 45cm
Material: cotton, silk
Padding: Padding 100% polyester
Back part: hand-woven cotton fabric
*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.
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The pillows offered here are original old and antique, handcrafted, sometimes very filigree Suzani folklore textiles from Swat Valley Pakistan and Afghanistan. After years of use in front of the tribes, it is natural that there may be dark spots in the pieces, small pieces may be missing, the embroidery may be damaged, discolored, or repaired.