Long And Narrow Antique Greek Embroidery Textile 41486
Characterized by a distinct regional aesthetic, this relatively simple Greek embroidery showcases the subtler side of antique textile design. It is an understated work that communicates powerful beauty.
Extremely Artistic Long And Narrow Size Antique Greek Embroidery Textile, Textile Origin: Greece, Textile Date: Nineteenth Century – Here is a compelling and unique antique textile – an antique Greek embroidery that was woven in that same country at some point during the nineteenth century. Characterized by a distinct regional aesthetic, this relatively simple and more geometric design Greek embroidery showcases the subtler side of antique textile design.
It is an understated work that communicates powerful beauty. Only a trio of colors appears in the entire composition: the fair apricot tone that colors the field, and the delicate shades of red and green that color the detail work throughout. Unique in overall format, this antique Greek embroidery is not bounded on all four sides by a border as one might be inclined to expect. Rather, the top portion of the carpet lacks a border, while the vertical and lower borders consist simply of a traditional, repeating design of serrated green and red geometric detail figures.
A complimentary pattern unfolds throughout the length of the long and narrow field in a delightfully symmetrical fashion. Unique and exciting throughout, this antique Greek embroidery is a charming and intriguing example of the lingering aesthetic power of antique textiles and embroideries.
This antique embroidery textile from Greece is extremely sophisticated in its artistic impact. Most people who buy antique textiles and embroideries tend to collecting these magnificent pieces. But that said, more and more people are acquiring magnificent examples such as this one to incorporate into their home’s interior design. Some choose to use them as table or bed covers while others display them as wall hanging tapestries and enjoy their magnificent colors and patters. Textile art pieces such as this captivating Greek embroidery would make a magnificent addition to almost any home and any interior design style.