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Shanti Gypsy

Vintage tribal wall tapestry | authentic Indian gypsy wall art | India ethnic textile treasure

$250.00

Beautiful Indian wall tapestry made of vintage tribal gypsy dresses with amazing metal
thread hand embroidery for bohemian decor

India is a land of colors - amazing cultures, unique traditions and so many festivals.
The Indian textile arts are a beautiful mirror of all that.
This handmade patchwork wall hanging is a truly rare textile treasure. It is made of patches cut out from traditional vintage dresses (from the tribal Sindhi Gypsies of the western part of Rajasthan) and then matched together to one beautiful piece of patchwork art. The hand embroidery is known as Zari embroidery (metalic thread mostly golden colors). This textile art is very rare to be found nowadays.
This collection is a very close to our heart-project. We had an amazing experience and wonderful time visiting a rural village of the Sindhi Gypsy tribe in western Rajasthan and since then it is our project to work together with the women of this village and promote their rare and unique textile craftmanship of Zari embroidery and Rali quilt making, which is a dying art because it is so under-payed compared to the amount of time and skills it needs. Nowadays machine made copies are sold for a fraction of this original pieces of textile art. With each purchase you help us to keep this original craftman ship and art alive and you also support these wonderful ladies with such a unique and beautiful culture, living under very harsh and poor conditions. We travel every year to visit them and collect these vintage boho beautiful tapestries, quilts and vintage dresses and are looking forward to see their beautiful smiles soon again. Some of our photos show you a little piece of their culture and traditional dresses. If you are interested in our project we are happy to show you some more photos and tell you a bit more about their story.

Each little piece is carefully crafted and tells a story of its own, a unique traveler's treasure for bohemian homes.

Use it as a wall tapestry,side table runner, for ethnic decor at festivals, for yoga rooms or meditation corners

Since it is vintage (around 30 to 40 years old), it has signs of wear (see the photos - you can also request more photos from me, if you want)
Colors are a little bit faded at some places and some embroidery show signs of "wear" Nevertheless it is a magnificent textile treasure, in very good condition that will enlighten your bohemian home.
Size: 40" x 59"
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Namasté from India
Sahera-Jo

Please note: Our products are crafted with love and care and are unique in many ways.
If you are not happy with your purchase or something went wrong, then please contact us and we guarantee you, that we will find the best possible solution for you.
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