Decorative Furniture Cloths [Iran]; Shafei Enterprises Co, Ltd (Iran); 1961; 201...

Name/Title

Decorative Furniture Cloths [Iran]

About this object

Set of nine Iranian tasselled cotton cloths of various sizes, colour and motifs. Most cloths have maker and location stamped in black ink on back, most made in Isfahan Province in Iran. Purchased in the 1960s by Ivan and Beth Hodge as they travelled through Iran in their 1960 VW Beetle from London to New Zealand as documented in their book "For Love and a Beetle" (2016, 2nd ed.).

Maker

Shafei Enterprises Co, Ltd (Iran)

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1961

Place Made

Isfahan (Esfahan)

Place Made

Meshkat

Measurements

1 - Rectangular Cloth: L 480 W 325mm (L 18 7/8 W 12 13/16")
2 - Rectangular Cloth: L 520 W 330mm (L 20 1/2 W 13")
3 - Rectangular Cloth: L 500 W 300mm (L 19 11/16 W 11 13/16")
4 - Rectangular Cloth: L 545 W 310mm (L 21 7/16 W 12 3/16")
5 - Square cloth: L 410 W 430mm (L 16 1/8 W 16 15/16")
6 - Square cloth: L 600 W 600mm (L 23 5/8 W 23 5/8")
7 - Square cloth: L 600 W 600mm (L 23 5/8 W 23 5/8")
8 - Square cloth: L 600 W 600mm (L 23 5/8 W 23 5/8")
9 - Square cloth: L 600 W 600mm (L 23 5/8 W 23 5/8")

Collection

Textiles Collection

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Linen, Table/Food Service Accessories/Food Service T&E/04 Tools & Equipment for Materials/Nomenclature

Object number

2016.54.2

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