Vase and lapwing tapestry
The thick decoration designed for this patestry made of cotton, silk and golden threads, is woven on a traditional handloom. The alternation of decorative bands and intertwined motifs feature flower vases and lapwings, the typical elements of the precious Sardinian hope chest covers. Precious silver threads dyed with natural colours are used.
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