Antique Textile 46341
Rich geometric patterns, grand stripes, boldly colored motifs and a wealth of traditional symbols are combined in this stunning antique Laotian textile.
Textile, Laos, Early 20th Century – This phenomenal antique woven textile is the product of rich cultural traditions, inventive designs and strong technical weaving skills. This archetypical antique Laotian textile showcases a beautiful assortment of carefully selected colors that are arranged in a magnificent repeating pattern. Vivid violet accents, fiery reds, chic aqua greens and crisp white colors decorate this superb decorative piece. Eye-popping backgrounds and unexpected combinations of bold accent colors emphasize the strong geometric figures and familiar ram’s horn motifs that decorate the striped bands. Even the composition of the striped pillars that separate the larger motifs incorporate a stylish assortment of geometric figures and secondary patterns that add a rich ethnic aesthetic to this arresting antique Laotian textile.