Boteh Pear Motif with Dervish Dance
- Subject: Persian Miniature Painting
- Paint Material: Opaque Watercolors
- Base Material: Paper (unframed)
- Size: 9 in. wide and 12 in. tall. (23 cms X 30.5 cms)
- Age: Modern Handmade Art
- Country of origin: India
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Presenting a dazzling miniature painting in the Persian style. It is a handmade colorful art depicting a Pear shaped motif also known as the Boteh. In this art a Dervish (Sufi Muslim) Dance is also depicted within the pear, making it an unique artwork.
The ancient boteh motif was widely used throughout Persia and India. Also known as the ‘paisley’ or ‘pear’ motif, in Persian, boteh means a cluster of leaves, which could come from either the palm or the pine. Widely used by village weavers and nomadic tribes in their trappings, the pattern could be displayed in various directions and arrangements.
Although of Persian origin, paisley designs became very popular in the West in the 18th and 19th centuries, following imports of post-Mughal Empire versions of the design from India. Its English name derives from the town of Paisley, in the West of Scotland, a center for textiles where paisley designs were produced.
Representing the highest level of Persian style art, the modern artist has executed the painting in minute delicacy with a superb attention to details.
The handmade artwork has been brilliantly achieved with use of meticulous brushwork and fine watercolors.
A rare and dazzling Persian miniature painting at a very affordable value. Buy it today.