PART 1 – WALL DECORATION

A Journey into the History of Wall Decoration

The history of wallpaper and tapestry is well documented since the beginning of the Chinese and Greek cultures – from the 3rd century BC to present and mostly found in museums around the world.  The first Greek tapestry is preserved in the desert of Tarim Basin.

Xiang Ba – Tibet Wood Cut

ancient-china-570x300 QUOTE from Laozi

“A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him.”

From about 114 BC to the 1450s, the Silk Road from the Far East to the Middle East and Europe brought this textile art form to fruition producing a variety of styles and colors such as this pleasant hand painted Chinese treasure:

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and this is a pictorial of the Silk Road through modern time

thumb-1920-280693  To be continued on tomorrow…