Magnificent and Extremely Fine 18th Century Indian Embroidery Textile, Country of Origin / Rug Type: India, Circa Date: 18th Century – An elegant and unusually fine antique textile, this rare embroidery displays a magnificent array of colors and patterns. The elegantly rendered patterns feature an amalgam of naturalistic elements that combine in such a harmonious and stylistic fashion.
Throughout this the main field of this Indian piece we find various floral design patterns. As one inspects these floral elements more closely, they will realize that the design which encircles each flower and creates a grid like pattern separation between them, is actually made up of a series of love birds.
This antique Indian embroidery textile was actually intended to be used to create a skirt. The large field would be used for making the top part which would be secured around the woman’s waist, while the smaller band on the left would be the bottom.
This breathtakingly gorgeous 18th century Indian embroidery textile is a rare and fine form of textile art. It is brought to life by it’s meticulous attention to detail. This points to the unusually skilled weaver who created it.
The more one spends time looking and examining this early piece, the more it becomes increasingly obvious that each and every pattern and design element was carefully created. This impeccable attention of detail is seen through the use of colors and the way those colors relate to the overall artistry. One can tell just how much time went into creating just by looking at how fine this 18th century Indian embroidery textile is.
When examined on a whole, a viewer may be reminded of a scene from nature. The overall impression is almost as though you were looking at a magnificent work of art that made not of paint, but of textile and thread. Without a doubt, this highly collectible piece is one of the rarest and most beautiful examples of its kind.