Antique 17th century Ming Dynasty Silk Chinese Textile 40494

Size: 2 ft x 2 ft 1 in (0.61 m x 0.63 m)
Origin: China

This sumptuous antique Oriental silk textile from China has an exquisitely drawn classical Chinese design of staggered lotus palmettes, vines and cloudbands.

Antique Silk Chinese Textile, Origin: China, Circa Date: 17th Century – Delight in the splendor of this extraordinary Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty Textile, a silk masterpiece crafted in China during the seventeenth century. A testament to the skilled artisans who brought it to life, this textile holds a distinctive significance that captivates collectors and experts alike, promising to infuse beauty and sophistication into any home fortunate enough to showcase it.

Adorned with an exquisitely drawn classical Chinese design featuring staggered lotus palmettes and vine-sprays stylized in the graceful form of cloud bands, this sumptuous antique silk textile unveils its charm in rhythmic elegance across a rich golden field. The soft aubergine, pale blue, green, and terracotta tones of the floral elements enhance the beauty against the opulent golden backdrop. The weave, remarkably fine, incorporates sparing use of gold metallic thread, adding a touch of luxury to the overall composition.

In essence, this textile transcends mere decoration; it emerges as a veritable work of art, combining a beautiful and traditional design with a composition that elevates its status. This antique Chinese silk textile stands as a testament to the mastery of its creators, offering a timeless allure that extends beyond its era.

This Textile is Part of Nazmiyal’s Early Period Rugs & Important Antique Carpets Collection.

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