Almost square green cotton temple curtain decorated with gold-leaf creating a centre panel and a border. The textile has been sewn together from 4 pieces. The sizing for the decoration might have been applied using stencils. The centre panel is decorated with diamond shapes containing floral and foliate motifs. The line framing the panel cuts some into triangular shapes. The border has only been applied along one of the longer sides. It consists of an undulating line with floral motifs framed by a thin line. A wider gold-coloured band has been added at the very edge. The added sections on the opposite side, and one of the shorter sides have been left plain.

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