White Silk floss with golden ends and selvedge embroidery on contrasting maroon
Handspun cotton base
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
A small area of missing silk threads [last pic]
This is an absolutely stunning textile as, when it is worn, the reverse of complete maroon stands out against the white to create a striking impact
259 x 126 cm
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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