Large Hand Painted Portrait Kalamkari panel: Asia C19th
A large 19th century Portrait Kalamkari depicting Farangis, daughter of the the warrior Afrasuabh (from the Shamana - book of Kings, Firdosi) surrounded by portraits of conquest kings and notables.
Hand painted in the tradition of Kalamkari with a decorative block printed ‘frame’. Made using natural organic dyes.
In good antique condition, some marks and light foxing and a generalised patina of age as you would expect in an antique textile from this era. Also some historic mends and conservation work.
Backed in a sympathetic light weight cotton by our conservation studios.
Perfect for most interior settings.
Measurements: 277 L X 159cm W