Two silk embroidered skirt bands, India
1,500 - 2,500 GBP
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- woven silk and embroidered silk
- 71 by 195cm; 2ft. 4in., 6ft. 4in., & 75 by 217cm; 2ft. 5in., 7ft. 1in.
comprising of a dress band with saffron yellow silk satin ground worked in satin and chain stitch with cerise silk flowering plants interspersed with depictions of figures in sedan chairs, tigers, elephants with howdahs, figures in bullock carts peacocks and female figures, (approximately 71 by 195cm; 2ft. 4in., 6ft. 4in.), together with a crimson silk satin dress band, embroidered in delicate chain stitch with rows of peacocks, flower sprays and parrot rosette and flowerhead lower border (approximately 75 by 217cm; 2ft. 5in., 7ft. 1in.)