One of seven quilted wall hangings handmade for the Bangladeshi Mela 2002 (Royal 50th Jubilee) by women at the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association. A unique item.
This is being sold by silent auction. Other smaller items will be sold outright. Please drop by between 6-8pm weekdays to have a look, register for the auction and make your best bid! All money will go towards the FNA’s community programmes.
Main figure: The Taj Mahal with pool and garden on a light pink background, green gauze border with glued sequins.
Backed with silk sari material, dark blue with white and red print. Four black cotton hanging tabs at the top.
Size: Approx. 89cm x 132cm + four 5cm x 7cm tabs
Cotton, wool felt, guaze, sequins, glue, glitter, paint, silk backing
Condition: Excellent, used. A few sequins missing from the gauze border.
The item is being sold to fund community development projects.
Available to view from 6.00pm to 8.00pm weekdays from Wednesday 3 June to Friday 12 June 2015, at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre, 39 Tottenham Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4RX. All photographs by Sogand Bahram.