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Qalemkar
  • Iran
  • Qalemkar, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Isfahan, Iran
  • cotton, printing, stamping
  • Length/Width/Depth: 237 x 167.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 94 x 66 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0120
Description

Plain weave qalemkar that is decorated with a floral motif design in the center rectangle. There is a series of 8 narrow, decorative borders. It is made from heavy cotton. The qalemkar is stamped and printed.