Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
BEAUTIFUL figurative traditional Andhra Ikat Telia Rumal.
Has four motifs – Lion, Clock, an auspicious Indian symbol and flowers.
In Ikat weaving the higher the number of different motifs used, the more complex the weaving becomes.
Handwoven in soft fine cotton. This is WARP and WEFT ikat – popularly known as double Ikat. Beautiful simple selvedge.í«í_ Complex weaving process.í«í_
This motif is one of the signatures of the weaving region. Very few are produced commercially.
Square – 110cm x 105cm
Made around the year 2000
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.