Antique Textile 46344
This stately antique textile from Laos depicts a rich, textural pattern of woven stripes, colorful blocks, decorative symbolic figures and handsome brocade details.
Textile, Laos, Early 20th Century – Elegantly styled, this robust antique Laotian textile features a series of stout pillars decorated with patterned lozenges that create a splendid counter change pattern. Rich polychromatic motifs adorned with an intricate maze of patterned glyphs and branching extensions create a charming series of double-lozenge motifs using the bold monochromatic background. The decorative firmament that spans the top of the composition features an intricate brocade pattern comprised of delicate rosettes and supportive stripes. The sleek kohl black background offsets these stately metallic patterns beautifully. This extraordinary antique Laotian textile incorporates a rich combination of colors and cultural patterns that range from casual to regal.