Decorative Furniture Cloths [Iran]

Shafei Enterprises Co, Ltd, Maker

1961
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Maker and Role
Shafei Enterprises Co, Ltd, Maker
Production Date
1961
Description
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.).
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Signature/Marks and Type
"SHAFEI ENTERPRISES Co LTD / TEL: 051-59772 / IRAN / 50 x 30 Stamped
"MADE IM ESFAHAN IRAN / 100% COTTON / 60 x 60" Stamped
MESHKAT / HANDLOOMED. / HANDPRINTED / FAST COLOOP. / MADE IN IRAN". Stamped
"MESHKAT / HANDPRINTED / FAST COLOP / MADE IN IRAN Stamped
Accession No
2016.54.2
Credit Line
Shafei Enterprises Co, Ltd. 1961. Decorative Furniture Cloths [Iran], 2016.54.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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