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"Marquetries and buttons" artistic tapestry

The artefact

This taperstry features a cotton warp and ecru wool woof, woven with the a pibiones technique, with flower marquetries. The central flower is woven with cotton and a precious silk brocade. The linear weave of the doughcloth is crafted on a traditional handloom, enriched with ceramic elements and old buttons. The frame of the tapistry is a brocade. This piece is part of the 2013 Prendas limited collection.


Dimensioni: Width cm 145 ; Height cm 65
Località di produzione: Tortolì

Artigiano: Tessile d'Autore

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