Vintage Accent Pillow, Oriental Art, Black Velvet, Japanese Theme, Shinto House, Geisha Woman, Yellow Gold Fringes, Round Shape

$180.00 $225.00

The gorgeous black velvet oriental accent pillow is in very good condition. The yellowish-gold fringes on the outside of the cover help cast the attention to the beautiful Japanese Shinto pilgrimage theme on the front. Most of the bold colored lines on the cover are actually painted-on making them very noticeable when touching the surface. The outline of the robe on the geisha woman along with a couple of the wave-like lines in the dark water are actually formed and/or highlighted with glitter. There is a slight contrast moving inward from the black outer section near the yellowish-gold fringes to more of a dark-charcoal gray in the background. The fauna gets much of its incredible depth from the yellow highlights atop the rounded shrubbery. Since the architecture is more consistent with a Japanese Shinto house, the mountain depicted in the background is almost certainly Mt. Fuji. Another incredible feature that may be harder to truly appreciate from the photos has to do with the way the artist added distance through the brown vertical pathways leading toward the Shinto house. From the brown knoll under the feet of the geisha, the path is depicted as coming into a clearing two times before disappearing under the thick canopy. Hence, the scene depicted on this gorgeous black velvet accent pillow is not simply a stroll. The distance portrayed in this beautiful scene is more consistent with a pilgrimage to her house of worship. Furthermore, by taking into account the size of the two very small white sails depicted to the left of the geisha woman's head, her pilgrimage would at least cover a few miles.

While the back once had at least two small snap-buttons to hold it in place, the cover has since been sewn together. To remove the outer cover, the threads simply need to be cut. Also, the reason the thread line is not very straight on the back is due to the fact that the pillow cover did not have a lot of extra material to attach together. There is a pillow on the inside of the cover that is very well-made as can be seen by its plump overall appearance. While it is hard to be certain, the filling inside the pillow appears to be more consistent with cotton than feathers.

Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual.

There are no rips, tears, bad odors, or repair places on this gorgeous black velvet oriental accent pillow. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on this gorgeous oriental accent pillow - mainly in the form of slight distress on the back where the two small snap-buttons were once located. Also, there are a couple of very faint spots of discoloration on the satin-like back cover - they are very hard to notice due to their smaller size. While the photos show them laying both forward and backward, the fringes run around the entirety of the exterior edge of the cover. Even though they do show some signs of age, the fringes appear to be in very good condition. In addition, it is important to remember that lint can sometimes show more easily on black velvet. Hence, on occasion a lint roller could be used across the front of the pillow.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous oriental accent pillow are many. The living room or den would be enhanced by the addition of this beautiful oriental accent pillow. Also, the entryway or dining room would welcome this black velvet pillow for its stunning depiction of a very orderly and well-manicured Japanese landscape. In addition, this pillow would go great with virtually any decor theme. The oriental theme is so distinct and the artwork is so detailed that this beautiful accent pillow would be considered just as much a piece of art as a framed oil-on-canvas painting.

The collector will appreciate this beautiful black velvet oriental accent pillow for its very good condition, Japanese Shinto pilgrimage theme, incredible depth, stunning landscape features, and gorgeous overall appearance.

The gorgeous black velvet oriental accent pillow weighs 19 oz.

The round Japanese theme accent pillow measures approximately 16" wide across from outside to outside not including the fringes x approximately 4.5" thick.

Each fringe measures approximately 7/8" in length.

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Vintage Accent Pillow Oriental Art Black Velvet Japanese Theme Shinto House, Geisha Woman Yellow Gold Fringes Round Shape

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