Blockprint (Kalamkari) from Iran


This handmade blockprinted bedcover is a typical work from Iran. They call it Kalamkari. The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam, means “pen” and kari, means “craftmanship”, so together the meaning is: Drawing with a pen or even as block-print.  It is also known as Kalamkari in India. Hometown of this art is Isfahan. This piece is made during the big years of Kalamkari production during 1950-1970.

Size: 1,60 x 2,40 m

Material: 100 % handwoven Cotton

Perfect condition with no traces of usage

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Weight 5 kg