All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1181150 (stock #MC03)
Galerie Ariana
$150.00
The embroidery of Swat Valley is renowned for its dramatic colors stitched against a black background. This cushion cover from Mingora in Swat is in satin stitch in a deep purple with pink highlights. The embroidery is silk floss thread outlined with yellow outline stitching on a black cotton background. There is one small tear on one corner of the textile. It measures 41 x 41 cm and is dated to the mid or late 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1181122 (stock #MC02)
Galerie Ariana
$150.00
Some of the finest embroidery of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as North West Frontier Province, or NWFP) comes from Swat Valley, known for its lush green mountains and turquoise colored rivers. The typical 'ram's horn' pattern seen in many parts of central Asian embroideries and carpets is reflected in this cushion cover from Swat...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1180796 (stock #JS002)
Galerie Ariana
$750.00
This lady's shawl from the Hazara region in Pakistan measures 105 x 224 cm including the fringes. The geometric patterns are hand-embroidered in straight stitching in vivid pink floss-silk with touches of light pink, outlined in yellow double running stitch on a black wool ground. The shawl is dated to the late 20th century and is in perfect condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1179883 (stock #JS001)
Galerie Ariana
$175.00
Measuring 32.5 x 208 cm on black cotton, this woman's scarf from Hazara district in Pakistan is embroidered in satin stitch in floss silk thread. The curvilinear motifs are outlined with stitches of golden floss thread. The motifs are arranged into geometric compositions indicative of Central Asian influence. Condition is excellent and its estimated age is late 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1179725 (stock #BC001)
Galerie Ariana
$500.00
A king-sized cotton duvet cover from Nepal, measuring 111 x 74½" inches (43.7 x 29.3 cm) in purple, red and green. The viúvavajra ("crossed vajra") and chevron motifs are depicted in wool thread in chain stitch. Condition: Excellent. The vajra (meaning diamond or thunderbolt) is believed to represent firmness of spirit and spiritual power and is displayed in the national emblem of Bhutan.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1179718 (stock #NW01)
Galerie Ariana
$500.00
A pair of hand-carved window frames from Bhaktapur, an ancient Newar city in the Kathmandu Valley. They measure 44 x 45.5 cm and are dated to the late 20th century. Woodwork has been part of Nepal’s traditional architecture and wood carvings have graced temples, monasteries, residential homes and palaces since the twelfth century, although the earliest surviving temple decorated with wood carvings, bears the date 1396...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1179705 (stock #SC005)
Galerie Ariana
$350.00
Depicting curling horned and star patterns, this wedding textile from the Hazara district of Pakistan, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as NWFP) is densely embroidered in silk floss thread on a black cotton ground. It measures 70 x 77.5 cm and is in excellent condition. The motifs are curvilinear and embroidered in dark red in a combination of satin stitch and long and short stitch, outlined with a top stitch of golden silk floss. Estimated age: late 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1960 item #1177628 (stock #SR02)
Galerie Ariana
$230.00
This old patchwork quilt from Pakistan is known as a "rilhi" (from the Urdu word "ralanna", to mix or join). The embroidery is dense, mainly in buttonhole, satin and ladder stitch with some couching, and embellished with sequins, pompoms, mirrors and metallic thread. These quilts play a popular role in the outdoor festivals all over Sindh province that take place to commemorate the Sufi poets and saints ("urs")...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1177496 (stock #SK001)
Galerie Ariana
$2,500.00
A woman's shift ("kurta") from Swat in vivid pink silk embroidery with green and purple accents on a black cotton background. This kurta has exceptionally fine cross-stitch embroidery at the sleeves, suggesting a link with Indus Kohistan. Indeed, it is not uncommon for embroidered panels for dresses from Indus Kohistan to be found in the markets of Swat (see Nasreen Askari, Colours of the Indus, © 1997)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #1168163 (stock #HP/PH467)
Himalaya Primitive
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Boudhhist phurba with Mahakala protectors on top and a very precisely carved Mahakara, presented on metal stand H 18 cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1168154 (stock #HP/GH464)
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encrusted patina , H 21 cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1168152 (stock #HP/GH463)
Himalaya Primitive
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Unusual design, H 31 cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1168150 (stock #HP/GH461)
Himalaya Primitive
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Flat model , H 29.5 cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1168145 (stock #HP/Gh460)
Himalaya Primitive
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Long stick model , H 35 cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1167926 (stock #HP:ST 457)
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Natural oxidized wood H 60cm For more information please request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1165197 (stock #10A87D)
Tibetan Himalayan Hard Silver hand made Bangle Bracelet, 3/8" high, 2 1/2" x 2" wide, 1/2" wide for opening, relief design, and in good condition.
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Small yab yum sculpture of Vajrabhairava and consort, the term yab yum translates as "father, mother" and refers to a male deity in sexual embrace with female consort, circa early 20th century. Size: 5 1/4" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1960 item #1156915 (stock #Misc174 )
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
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Probably used once and then packed away for another generation, this vintage silk traditional sari from Varanasi is a vibrant as the day it was loomed. A small leaf pattern of gold metallic thread dots the entire length of the deep green silk field. There is a 2 inch brocaded border on each side which also runs the length of the sari. The end panel is ornately patterned brocaded silk and makes extensive use of gold metallic threads...