Antique Soft Floral American Tapestry 46939
Signed with a subtle “B NY” near the lower left hand portion, this antique textile features a beautiful, classical depiction of a garden, with a comely building of pink standing slightly off center in the background.
A Classically Crafted Antique Floral Design And Soft Colored Rare American Tapestry, Origin: America, Circa: Turn of the Twentieth Century – Here is a truly unique antique tapestry – an antique tapestry that was woven in the United States of America around the turn of the twentieth century. While the art of tapestry weaving is a centuries old tradition in Europe, it is a craft that has only rarely been practiced in the USA. This is one of the things that makes this amazing antique tapestry a truly magnificent example. Signed with a subtle “B NY” near the lower left hand portion of the composition, this antique textile features a beautiful, classical depiction of a garden, with a comely building of pink standing slightly off center in the background. The richness of the detail here is difficult to overstate: impeccably woven trees and flowers dominate the piece, but everything that has been included in the composition is also precisely drawn. The overall effect that this antique tapestry achieves is one of deep and lingering beauty; it superficially resembles a painting, but bears all of the hallmarks of an expertly woven tapestry. A unique and beautiful work of art, this antique tapestry from turn of the century America is a miraculous example.
As noted above, most of the time, when we see such a piece is is either French woven or one of the iconic antique Flemish tapestries. So when we find one that was woven in America it is quite exciting.
This is such a beautiful tapestry. If you are looking to buy tapestries or artistic area rugs for the wall, and are hoping to source a piece that is warm but subtle and one that will bestow a feeling of tranquility, calmness and romance then antique soft floral American tapestry, signed “B NY”, should certainly top your list.