Vintage Peruvian Textile 46456
This graphic vintage Peruvian textile features a splendid mirror-image pattern with angular llamas and quirky animal figures set over a lenticular background.
Vintage Peruvian Textile, Country Of Origin: Peru, Circa date: Mid-20th Century – Here is a unique and exciting vintage textile – a Peruvian textile that was woven in that country during the middle years of the twentieth century. Characterized by a distinctly regional composition, this delightful antique Peruvian textile is a charming example of the weavings that there Peruvian people were generally responsible for crafting. Representing colorful aspects of Peruvian culture and daily life, this expressive vintage textile incorporates old-world symbols and wonderful examples of local iconography. The charming mirror-image composition depicts decorative llamas that are set over a graphic striped background and surrounded by zigzagging running-water figures, lantern-like physalis motifs and angular symbols. Expressive cat motifs perched on the stolid llamas give the formal composition a playful, rustic style. The precise repeating pattern is completed by decorative borders that are filled with angular palmettes and colorful details. This phenomenal vintage Peruvian textile has a strong sense of style that is enhanced by the angular geometry and the brilliantly colored accents. This vintage Peruvian textile is a delightful and charming example.