Indian antique printed cotton Qanat audience tent hanging (330 x 152cm)

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330 x 152cm // 10ft 10" x 5ft

One of what was probably once a large set of contiguous hangings to decorate a ceremony tent from NW India this hanging is done in wood block printed red , dusty yellow and India Ink black on a cream background. The handle is incredibly soft from the loose hand-spun material.

Temporary celebration tents were and remain in use to accommodate large gatherings  from Morocco to Bengal.

First half 19th cent

Ref 16321


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