[At left, 18th-century woven Kashmiri sash from Karun Thakar's private collection; At right, "Persia" linen-cotton by Elizabeth Hamilton.]
Lately I've been spending a lot of time looking at Elizabeth Hamilton's collection of fabrics and wallpapers, specifically her "Persia" design. Hand silk-screened in Massachusetts and available in multiple colorways, it's a large-scale print.
|[At left: 19th-century Kutch embroidery; Silk on stamped Chinese silk.|
Thakar's personal collection.]