Featured Age and Origin of this Textile?

Discussion in 'Textiles, Needle Arts, Clothing' started by 'Nuff_Said, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. 'Nuff_Said

    'Nuff_Said Well-Known Member

    Any thoughts on the possible age and origin of this textile?

    Size approx: 49 inches.

    Thank you!

    FABRIC 001-001.JPG FABRIC 002-001.JPG FABRIC 003-001.JPG FABRIC 004-001.JPG FABRIC 005-001.JPG FABRIC 006-001.JPG FABRIC 007-001.JPG
     
  2. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    It's a Jacquard loom weave, & the Balalaikas make me think Russian or Baltic states.

    I can't tell the age.....but it's a wonderful woven item !
     
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  3. tyeldom3

    tyeldom3 Well-Known Member

  4. afantiques

    afantiques Well-Known Member

    Southern Russia would be my guess.
     
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  5. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

    Another nice item, 'Nuff Said!
     
  6. 'Nuff_Said

    'Nuff_Said Well-Known Member

    Once again, this board and you folks are awesome!

    Thank you all so much for your time, replies and thoughts on this item. Thank you!

    Any hint to the possible age?
     
  7. tyeldom3

    tyeldom3 Well-Known Member

    Take this with a grain of salt, lol, but my WAG would be 1920's. Only based upon this.....I had a very similar weaving a while back that 6rivets helped me with, only it was from a different region, and she thought 1920's for mine. Although it was from a different region, the making process was nearly identical.
    Where is 6rivets??:(
     
  8. 'Nuff_Said

    'Nuff_Said Well-Known Member

    Thank you!

    I tried to do a quick search under Russian piano shawl, but couldn't find a similar designed piece with figures. I'll dig a bit deeper later today when I get (or hopefully get) sone time.

    Yeah, where is Rivets? Haven't seen her post in a long time.
     
  9. tyeldom3

    tyeldom3 Well-Known Member

    Nuff, I'm going send you the name of an expert that might be able to help, in a private message in a few minutes.
     
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