One of seven quilted wall hangings handmade for the Bangladeshi Mela 2002 (Royal 50th Jubilee) by women at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association.
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: Standing man holding a white bird with red jewelled turban and orange jewelled robes on a light beige background, light tourquise green gauze border with glued sequins.
Backed with silk sari material, crimson printed gold. Four black cotton hanging tabs at the top.
Size: Approx. 88cm x 140cm + four 5cm x 7cm tabs
Cotton, wool felt, guaze, sequins, glue, glitter, paint, silk backing
Condition: excellent, used. Some sequins missing from the gauze border especially at the top.
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.