Vintage Indian Mirror-Work Embroidery - 2'8 x 5'7

Regular price $175.00 Sale

Vintage cheerful and colorful mirror-work embroidery from India. 

Mirror-work, or shisha, is a classic Indian textile tradition where pieces of reflective metal are attached to fabric through embroidery. This particular piece features a free-hand design of trees, birds and rosettes, embroidered in a rainbow of colors. We find yellows, oranges, greens, and pinks, on a soft ivory ground. The border is black with mirror-work embroidery resembling suns.

In very good condition, signs of wear consistent with age. Light and airy handle, this textile would work perfectly as a wall hanging or decorative element around the home. 

 

Size: 2'8" x 5'7"

Age: Vintage

Country of Origin: India

Type of Textile: Embroidery

Material: 100% Cotton

Pile Height: Flatwoven

Condition: Very Good

 

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