1483 Antique Laos Tai Silk Weaving Textile Art w Antelope Motif

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Cotton Cloth hand-loomed weaving with Silk Floss motifs of Antelope

 

In the cultural context textiles and motifs are not merely aesthetic designs but containers of aura and ethos and used in ceremonies to reflect the sentiment.


Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s

 

From the Tai peoples in the area in the border between Vietnam and Laos

 

36'' x 64'' (91 x 163 cm)

 


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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