For sale – Handmade Quilted Wallhanging: Water Lily

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.

Waterlily embroidery.

Light and dark pink waterlily with stem and lilypads on a violet blue background, gold gauze border with glued sequins.

Main figure: Light and dark pink waterlily with stem and lilypads on a violet blue background, gold gauze border with glued sequins.

Silk sari material.

Backed with silk sari material, light blue and black stripes with pink, yellow and white print.

Backed with silk sari material, light blue and black stripes with pink, yellow and white print. Four black cotton hanging tabs at the top.

Detail of embroidery stitching.

Detail of waterlily.

Size: Approx. 87cm x 152cm + four 5cm x 7cm tabs
Cotton, wool felt, guaze, sequins, glue, glitter, paint, silk

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.

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