An amazing Victorian silk knit shawl with hand embroidery and hand knotted fringe. Measuring 50.0″ W x 14.0″ H x 0.5 D, this rarity has been professionally cleaned by a textile museum archivist. In good antique condition considering its age. There are some loose stitches, a single tassel has been replaced and does not match
AMAZING UZBEK HAND EMBROIDERY SILK ON COTTON SUZANI OF NUROTA. Suzani is type of embroidered and decorative textile made in Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries. Popular design motifs include sun and moon, flower especially tulips, carnations , fruits and birds. Silk on cotton embroidered suzani made in Uzbekistan, region Nurota. Embroidery made of silk.
This antique quilt is a stunning example of 19th century Victorian silk crazy quilts. The story that came with this quilt is that it was made by a preacher’s wife who stored it in a chest in the attic of a house in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. On May 31, 1889 there was a catastrophic failure of