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Vintage Exquisite Kalaga Tapestry From Myanmar In Burma With Terracotta Background

£75.00

Product description

Exquisite vintage Kalaga Tapestry from Myanmar in Burma! Are a traditional tapestry usually found in Thailand but are only made in Burmese villages. The style originates from the Mandalay region and the tradition from mid-19 century. It is very heavy due to being all hand sewn with metallic threads, beads and sequins. Five circle areas that depict a figure are filled with batting for a 3D image. Has faded dark and light colours and are set against a terracotta background material.

Kalaga's commonly depict stories from the Jataka (Buddha's journey towards enlightenment) and the Ramayana (Hindu epic Journey of King Rama) as well as historical scenes, lucky animals and signs of the zodiac.

Has three loops at the top for hanging
Some pieces have broken off or become loose over time
Has a large ripped area on back
Is older than the other one available

Material: Cotton

Measurements: 17" x 52"

Item details

Colour:
Multi-coloured
Brand:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Type:
Loose

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About this item

Exquisite vintage Kalaga Tapestry from Myanmar in Burma! Are a traditional tapestry usually found in Thailand but are only made in Burmese villages. The style originates from the Mandalay region and the tradition from mid-19 century. It is very heavy due to being all hand sewn with metallic threads, beads and sequins. Five circle areas that depict a figure are filled with batting for a 3D image. Has faded dark and light colours and are set against a terracotta background material.

Kalaga's commonly depict stories from the Jataka (Buddha's journey towards enlightenment) and the Ramayana (Hindu epic Journey of King Rama) as well as historical scenes, lucky animals and signs of the zodiac.

Has three loops at the top for hanging
Some pieces have broken off or become loose over time
Has a large ripped area on back
Is older than the other one available

Material: Cotton

Measurements: 17" x 52"

Colour:
Multi-coloured
Brand:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Type:
Loose

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £14.00

Outside Europe: £28.00

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