Magnificent peacock tapestry wall art - silk peacock expertly hand embroidered on black velvet, by the most skilled zardozi artisans, using silk, metallic threads and genuine semi precious stones, to create an opulent 3D effect.
Captivating from a distance, but even more intriguing and mesmerizing close up, where you become lost in amazement at all the intricate details.
The body of the bird and the branch are realistically rendered in 3D by a labor intensive technique of embroidering over layers and layers of underlying floss. Very few embroiderers are accomplished in this specialized technique.
The artist has captured the peacock's proud personality. He is standing tall, with a touch of attitude! The wings are intricately detailed, and the luxurious tail is in full glittery and dazzling glory with the addition of gold metallic threads.
Unique and extraordinary gift for a peacock lover or bird lover, or for anyone who loves embroidery. It is certain to become a modern heirloom.
Wall mount it, or use it as a lid on a memory box or photo album.
Zardozi means "gold thread" . It is an elaborate multidimensional embroidery art form using gold and silver threads and genuine precious and semi precious stones to create an opulent 3D effect. Zardozi was introduced into India in the early 16th century and was used mainly to adorn the robes and household items of the royal families. Now you too can own a work of art once reserved only for royalty!
- Measures 16" x 13" x 1/4 " 41 x 33 x 0.6 cm
- Border measures 2 inches 5 cm.
- Mounted on a white foam board
- Back ribbon for hanging.
- Lightweight, weighs 1 lb 1 oz.
Own a work of art that will delight you always!