Huge antique embroidered manton de manila or piano shawl. Black silk ground with beautiful florals in polychromatic silk thread. Measures approximately 62″ x 60″ with an additional 18 fringe. Please see photos for condition and details and message with any questions. See my other listings for more antique shawls and textiles. The item “Huge Antique
A fabulous piece in very good condition. This huge antique handmade linnen bobbin lace pannel is applied with 18th century silk and gold metallic embroideries. It is trimmed with a long metallic fringe all around and all edges are covered with a bobbin worked gold metallic lace. It is lined with a thin and lightweight
From estate of a Nashville Bellemeade home. The beauty of this piano scarf far exceeds anything I have seen in the past 30 years. Amazing workmanship and heavy embroidery. Lovely condition with no holes or other condition issues other than some dye shading/fading and few loose threads in floral work. Really beautiful condition for age.
To describe this is stunning does not pay justice to the quality and the delicacy of the work. In reality is a work of art. Incredibly fine pique work. It has to be touched and seen to be appreciated. The centre is A cluster of motifs in pique work in the shape of a large
Rare and beautiful 19th century (possibly earlier) embroidered panel, featuring A Tree of Life, embellished with almost 2 dozen uniquely worked birds. Gorgeous texture, with a fantastic variety of embroidery stitches throughout – couched, satin, stumpwork – and different threads, including metallic. We believe the techniques point to an Italian origin, though the design has
You are viewing an attractive example of embroidery. I’m offering a lovely Armenian workshop bed cover. A beautiful piece of hand loomed silk fabric exquisitely hand embroidered with silk yarns. The motif is’Tree of Life’, several hand embroidery techniques used on the piece! Example from the : Ottoman period. Height:200cm Width:170cm. No tears no holes!
Lovely antique piano shawl, measuring approximately 68″x64″ with an additional 16 fringe. White silk ground with blocked Chinese florals rendered in white silk. One area of significant fringe loss along one corner. Please see photos for condition and details and message with any questions. See my other listings for more antique clothing and textiles. The
Huge Antique French Silk Applique Crown / Coronet. The silk appliqued onto red felted wool ground. Finished with silk twisted rope trim. Dating from early 19th century. Antique as found condition with general wear. Fading, wear rubbing to silk small pin size holes in felted wool, various marks etc. Please study photographs as they do
Huge Antique Silk Applique Heraldic Crown / Coronet. Italian Coat of Arms. The silk appliqued onto red felted wool ground. Finished with silk twisted rope trim. Dating from early 19th century. Antique as found condition with general wear. Fading, wear rubbing / shattering to silk, some small holes in felted wool, various marks etc. Please