Wood block printed cotton cover from Esfahan.
105cm in diameter
The lining is imported European cotton print, probably from England.
The type of handkerchief used by the court ladies during Ottoman period.
Printed cotton with silk embroidery.
Block print and resist dyed on hand woven fine cotton.
Paded and finely stitched.
European (probably Russian) printed cotton of boteh design for Persian
Detail of the piece and lining, also printed cotton of small floral design.
Indian painted and printed cotton of small animals playing among meandering