Vintage Colombian Arpillera Embroidery 46453
This brilliant vintage example of Colombian needlework features a whimsical scene with colorful animals, people, plants and buildings set over a chic jewel-tone background.
Needlepoint / Vintage Colombian Arpillera Embroidery, Country of Origin: Colombia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – Full of personality and vigor, this vivacious vintage example of Colombian needlepoint has a dynamic, quirky style that’s all its own. The splendid composition of this vintage Colombian Arpillera Embroidery features a tremendous variety of decorative motifs that incorporate classic Brazilian style Arpillera embroidery stitches that are renowned for their textural, three-dimensional appearance. There are colorful French knot trees, bold cross-stitch buildings and decorative bullion knot shrubs. In a traditional folk art style, this decorative Colombian embroidery captures brightly colored scenes from everyday life. There are charming animals, darling ducks, colorful parrots, farm workers and all the things that would be found on any South American ranch.