A special edition of the Military Brocade design. This dramatic design was originally conceived for an embroidered coat in 2001. The curled oriental serpent appears from a skull in the centre of a classical wreath of ferns, hand knotted in gold silk and set against a cream cashmere background. The motif is raised and hand carved to emulate brocade on a military uniform.
Craftsmanship: Handknotted Tibetan wool and silk
Knot count: 150 knot
Technique: Cut Pile & Raised Motif
Military Brocade Ivory Alexander McQueen (3.05 X 2.44M)
Alexander McQueen was a ground-breaking fashion designer renowned for theatrical creations which explored fantasy and rebellion. Since McQueen’s death in 2010, the brand is led by Sarah Burton, who has earned her own international success, while still honouring Lee's vision. McQueen's rug collection is couture level, with arresting design, superior quality and skilled craftsmanship. The collection won Fashion's Contribution to Design award at the 2010 Elle Decoration British Design Awards.