Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Rich traditional silk with superfine weaving that may be worn as a shawl or used as a wall hanging
Black, Maroon & Beige harmoniously put together.
Motifs beautifully interwoven to create a dense pattern at the ends of the textile.
The number of colors used in the composition directly impact the complexity of the mechanics of weaving it – the more colors used the longer it takes to weave it.
In this elegant textile more than 4 colors including maroon and beige have been used harmoniously
Will be perfect as a wall hanging but was originally meant to be worn as a garment
The only portion of this piece that is not embellished with supplementary weft threads is 23″ of black silk in the center, leaving nearly 100″ of supplementary weft weaving.
120 x 18 inches
Estimated to be from the 1970s – 1980s
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.