Tree of Life Appliqued Indian Bedspread
Appliqued cotton bedspread with a Tree of Life design.
A superb Tree of Life Appliqued bedspread from the remote desert town of Barmer in Rajasthan.
Dozens of small pieces of locally printed Ajrakh fabric in tones of dark red and indigo have been appliqu̩d onto a sand coloured cotton to make this magnificent bedspread. The Ajrakh colours are traditional to Barmer which lies near the border between Rajasthan and Kutch.
The tree is in full leaf with many strong roots; other motifs of elephants, donkeys are birds complete the scene.
The bedspread is bordered with multicoloured panels of printed fabric.
Displayed on a King size (150x200cm) walnut Skye bed with upholstered headboard from the Natural Bed Company.
Size 230 x 275cms approx. In India this is called a double bedspread. It is suitable for double, king size and super king beds.