|The mix of fabric prints in the hexagons is varied and interesting |
- probably dress making scraps. The friend's late wife had been
a quilter, but there is no provenance for the piece, and it might
have been stored undisturbed for sixteen years.
|Val bought this piece of undated textile art from a trader in |
Newtown many years ago. Made from silk, it is a purdah
(from the Persian for 'curtain'), sourced from the region of
Afghanistan. The ties at the top indicate its intended use.