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Extraordinary! Antique 19th Century Foo Lions Chinese Silk Tapestry Embroidery

Here is an absolutely extraordinary antique Chinese Foo Lions tapestry! This substantial and unique work of art was acquired directly from the estate of famed actress Gloria Swanson of Sunset Blvd. It is quite heavy as there is an enormous amount of silk threads. According to her family it was gifted to her while visiting

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Extraordinary Uzbek Hand Embroidered Silk On Cotton Old Suzani Of Baysun Lx-123

EXTRAORDINARY UZBEK HAND EMBROIDERED SILK ON COTTON OLD SUZANI OF BAYSUN. Uzbek silk on cotton handmade embroidery – Suzani from Baysun. It is an authentic item for decoration your interior. The base fabric is cotton , embroidery is made of silk. Age of an item second half of twenties century. The item impress by its

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Extraordinary 17thC to Queen Anne antique Christian silk/ gold thread embroidery

Welcome to the Period Home Department of Poppies Cottage, where you will find all manner of antique delights for your home! English speakers only please. If you are not able to read English fluently, please use Google Translate to ensure you understand the description thoroughly. IMPORTANT – Si vous ne lisez pas bien l’anglais, pleae

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EXTRAORDINARY VINTAGE ANTIQUE PANEL with EMBROIDERY ON SILK VELVET TT159

20½ wide x 49½ long. This is an incredible wall hanging which probably dates to around 1850 (if not earlier) and is probably Italian but perhaps French. It consists of two embroidered oval plaques, stitched onto a panel of burgundy silk velvet. They are then elaborately decorated with couched metallic thread and embroidery and metallic

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