Sindh Quilt - Handstitched - Constellation Hues

$555.00
This is an extraordinary hand stitched quilt from Sindh, Pakistan. Each small stitch builds a story that is beautiful on both sides of the textile. Made by the Saami Faquir community, this style of embroidery is unique to them.

These quilts have a long tradition in this area and even as far as Rajasthan, Gujarat and the Punjab in India.  Before the India Pakistan border this area was culturally unified. 
The cultural significance of the quilts runs deep as they are mostly made for wedding dowry and then used for bedcovers, furniture covers, floor rugs, wraps in cold weather and baby cradles. They are mentioned in old Urdu and Sufi poetry and are also gifted to the holy men of these areas.  


Fiber: 100% Cotton.


Process: Hand stitched by the Saami Faquir community in Sindh, Pakistan.  


Size approx. 50" x 75" (127cm x 191cm)

Features:

  • Collector quality. 
  • Beautiful on both sides.
  • Sparkly portion with star-like shimmer.

Care Instructions: Your textile can be gently machine or hand washed with cool water. To protect the fabric you absolutely must use a pH neutral liquid detergent. Wash with similar colours. Immediately hang to dry or partially tumble dry on medium heat and then hang.

Recommended detergents: Ecos, Eucalan, Tru Earth or a mild liquid detergent no higher than pH 7

- Tru Earth must dissolve completely in water before adding garments to wash