Magnificent Antique Silk Indian Embroidery, Country of Origin / Rug Type: India, Circa Date: 19th Century – This beautiful antique silk embroidery textile is a magnificent example of antique Indian textile artwork of the 19th century. It features colors that are rich and earthy, and it has a fascinating design that gives it a folk-art quality. It is a beautiful piece that will brighten the room and give it a global character.
Silk is a fiber with qualities that have made it one of the most desirable in the world for thousands of years. It can be spun into extremely fine threads and woven into cloths that are thin and lightweight but that are also extremely strong and durable. It creates a shimmer and luminescent glow in the textile that only silk can do. Silk also accepts rug dyes well and allows them to remain brilliant for many decades.
The design of this antique silk Indian embroidery is simple and has primitive quality that gives it charm and a unique feel. It is an expressive piece that shows the skill of the artist. Its geometric design makes it a perfect addition to a modern room. Its simplicity gives it a special beauty and tribal appeal that complements a range of contemporary styles.
Many times, pieces of silk embroidery were created to commemorate special occasions or to be used on special holidays. This piece is a perfect size to hang on a wall as a tapestry / large scale piece of textile art. This is an exquisite example of silk embroidery work from India and would make a perfect addition to your textile collection or your interior design. The simple design has a modern art feel which allows you to bring a traditional piece into a contemporary design to create a room that is a unique blend of the past and present.