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Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900

Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900
Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900

Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900    Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900

FOR SALE A BEAUTIFUL FRENCH COLONIAL ERA INDOCHINESE SILK TAPESTRY FROM THE HADONG AREA NEAR HANOI IN VIETNAM. IT DATES FROM 1900 BUT COULD VERY WELL BE OLDER. THIS ITEM WHICH WAS HANDMADE BY MASTER CRAFTSPEOPLE, IS BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED AND MADE USING THE FINEST SILKEN THREAD AND GREAT ARTISTRY. THE TAPESTRY WAS MADE IN HADONG IN AN AREA KNOWN AS VAN PHUC SILK VILLAGE. VAN PHUC SILK VILLAGE HAS LONG BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH SILK WEAVING.

THE FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE TAPESTRY APPEAR TO BE MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN EN-ROUTE TO A LOCAL TEMPLE OR SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENT. THE ANIMATION OF THE SUBJECTS ENCAPTURED IN SILK BY THE ARTIST IS QUITE BREATHTAKING. THERE IS A LABEL ON THE REVERSE READING'HANDONG-TONKIN BRODEUR'.

THE CONDITION OVERALL IS GOOD WITH NO MISSING PIECES OF THREAD OR RESTORATION. THE SILK BACKING NEEDS A LITTLE RE ATTACHMENT AS IT HAS COME A LITTLE LOOSE OVER THE YEARS. THE DIMENSIONS OF THIS BEAUTIFUL TAPESTRY ARE AS FOLLOWS. LENGTH:- 157 CM (1570 MM).

HEIGHT:- 36 CM (360 MM). The item "HADONG-TONKIN FRENCH COLONIAL INDOCHINA BRODEUR SILK TAPESTRY. 1900" is in sale since Saturday, July 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Fabric/Textiles\Embroidery".

The seller is "kaudeks" and is located in United Kingdom. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.

  • Product: Silk Tapestry
  • Type/ Features: Embroidery
  • Material: Silk
  • Colour: Polychrome
  • Style/ Origin: French-Indochina
  • Antique: C.


    Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900    Hadong-tonkin French Colonial Indochina Brodeur Silk Tapestry. C. 1900