Tree of Life Appliqué Tapestry Wall Hanging - Large Black from India

Haiti
$60.00
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The tree in this breathtaking cut-work applique piece is cut from a single piece of cloth. All of the edges are folded under, pressed, and stitched down by hand. Three women work for three days to finish one wall hanging. This artwork is a beautiful expression of the intrinsic link between humankind and our environment. The black fabric is hand appliquéd to unbleached soft ivory white cotton.

• Size: approx. 32" wide x 52' high
• Material: 100% Cotton
• Colors: Blackn, Soft White/Ivory
• Care: Gently Hand Wash and Line Dry
• Origin: India
• Packaging: Story Card and Gift Boxed

Appliqué is a form of ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric are sewn onto a large piece of fabric to form pictures or patterns.It is a very time consuming process when down by hand. This ancient technique is an essential component of many types of Indian folk art.

Tree of Life
The concept of a tree of life has been used in science, religion, philosophy, and mythology. It is a common motif in various world theologies, mythologies, and philosophies. There are various "tree of life” meanings and symbolism that are recounted in folklore, culture and fiction, throughout many cultures dating back to ancient times. The overarching themes and meanings of the "Tree of Life" that span across many peoples, most common listed: foundation, strength, life, healing, roots, knowledge, creation, connection to spirits and ancestors, rebirth, positive energy, good health, immortality, growth and strength, personal growth, interconnectedness.