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17th Century Italian Embroidered Silk Panel Flowers Parrot Antique Textiles

A beautiful Italian needlework panel. Worked in coloured silks upon an oyster / cream silk ground. Depicting scrolling branches with fruits and flowers part view of a lovely Parrot at one end. Dating from late 17th century early 18th century. Considering the great age of this embroidery it is in remarkably good condition. The colours

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17th Century Silk Velvet Valance Italian Renaissance Metallic Embroidery

Rare Italian Renaissance Valance / Pelmet Dating from early 17th century The Crimson silk velvet with applique work of Gold silk embroidery and gold silk velvet ribbon Within gold metallic twisted silk cord Finished Gold silk Tassel trim Backed with jute hessian This ancient and very rare panel is in an as found antique, time

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17th Century Italian Embroidered Panel Flowers Bird Metallic Silk Needlework

Italian needlework fragment from what would have been a much larger panel Worked in coloured silks upon a linen ground with raised metallic needlework branch Depicting partial fruit tree , flowers and a bird Dating from late 17th century Antique as found condition for re working / projects Plenty of lovely motifs to be lifted

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17th Century Silk Stumpwork Spot Motif Rabbit

According to the Victoria and Albert Museum, nuns and amateur needlewomen had been producing embroidery since the 8th or 9th centuries. During the Middle Ages, decorating various items with embroidery became increasingly popular not only with the Church but also royalty and the wealthy. Unfortunately, very little early secular embroidery (such as that used to

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17th Century Silk Stumpwork Spot Motif Seated Lady Musician

According to the Victoria and Albert Museum, nuns and amateur needlewomen had been producing embroidery since the 8th or 9th centuries. During the Middle Ages, decorating various items with embroidery became increasingly popular not only with the Church but also royalty and the wealthy. Unfortunately, very little early secular embroidery (such as that used to

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17th Century Velvet Silk Embroidered Armorial Panel Birds Heraldic Lions Passant

A Red Velvet and Coloured Silk Embroidered Armorial Panel. Depicting a central fluer de lys below a vase of flowers flanked by a pair of lions passant a pair of birds above. Dating from early 17th century. Mounted in an 18th century painted wood frame. Now protected for future centuries behind museum quality UV Acrylic

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17th Century Needlework Picture The Life Of Abraham, English C 1660 Stumpwork

An absolutely stunning Charles II, Stuart period needlework or canvaswork picture that is offered in VERY good condition with GOOD coloring. This gorgeous over 300 year old needlepoint survivor was made most likely by a young girl during one of the most turbulent centuries in British history. The scene is worked upon a plain weave

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17th Century Needlework Silk Metallic Embroidery Salvator Mundi Circa 1700

A very fine circa 1690 to 1720 ecclesiastical embroidery upon finest woven silk that just GLOWS. This exceptional devotional embroidery was wrought by a professional embroiderers workshop; this complex embroidery is not the work of talented amateur. We see the use of a plethora of different silk stitching techniques and also a myriad of gold

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17th Century Jacobean Needlework Slips Stumpwork Insects English Circa 1670

This exceptional set of original 17th century fine needlework motifs are known as’slips’ and date to the 1600s period. Slips were individual naturalistic needlework motifs that were worked separately and then applied as embellishments to a larger textile of silk, velvet or wool. You would find such slips attached to Tudor Elizabethan and Jacobean bed

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17th or 18th CENTURY ANTIQUE CHINESE SILK + GOLD BROCADE EMBROIDERY TEXTILE FRAG

Here is an extraordinary fragment of a very early Chinese brocade. It measures 20 x 14 inches — very fine threads! This is truly a stunning fragment! The item “17th or 18th CENTURY ANTIQUE CHINESE SILK + GOLD BROCADE EMBROIDERY TEXTILE FRAG” is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018. This item is in the

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