Saturday, October 2, 2010

Art + Interiors: Textile Luxury...

Often in life we have to learn from the past to be able to look forward. ,In the same way, a lot can be taken from traditional art forms as well and given a fresh look they can be breathtaking. This tradition Indian Karuppur textile does just that. The brilliance of  the rich red dye the golden thread gives a feeling of decadence to an organic form. And it is quite fitting as the textiles were often gifted as dresses of honor in the late eighteenth century. Even more inspiring is the hand work that went into each stitch of a piece like this, undergoing a meticulous process of weaving and dying. The result is something so delicately stunning, I'm in love...

Live in it...


I love the idea of fusing a look of well traveled tradition with modern glamour and these pieces do just that. The Karuppur textile makes me want to put a modern golden end table atop a traditionally woven rug. And with the most powerful colors surrounding you how could you not feel like
 nobility? Enjoy!


1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous! I love the rich, saturated colors in Indian textiles. All of those tables are to die for...and the gold gives everything such an opulent, glamorous feel. I need a vacation to Goa now! :o)

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