1875 Wood Engraving Paint Carpet Church Sarayacu Ecuador Native Women Nude XGHC1

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This is an original 1875 black and white wood engraving of a white traveler and native women in the process of painting a carpet to be used in the Jesuit church in the village of Sarayacu, Ecuador.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 4 inches; 17 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Religion, Christian, Rug, Female, Rainforest, South America, Mission, Tropics, Indian, Ethnic, Artist, Decoration, Manufacture, Design

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