CIRCA 1900,LUMINOUS CANTON SILK SHAWL W/LARGE HEIRLOOM ROSES. A stunning shawl , both in color and workmanship. There are large heirloom cabbage roses in the design with a similar heirloom roses. border all around the edge containing similar heirloom roses and leaves. Measuring apprx.65 inches with a elaborate Macrame border that measures 25 inches all around. This shawl is a early one and has a good weight to it.The cream silk threads are luminous against the turquoise silk.In good strong condition, some loose scattered threads and some scattered spots, MINOR compared to the overall good strong condition.A beautiful impressive shawl in every respect.
CIRCA1880-1900's,ELABORATE TABLECLOTH W/POLYCHROME SILK FLORALS,METALLIC EMBROIDERY.A large elaborate Damask cloth with polychrome silk florals,lace and metallic embroidery throughout the design.Quite a amazing amount of work, with lavish raised urns, beautiful florals and meandering vines worked with gold and silver metallic threads. The fringe around the edges is hand knotted with metallic thread wrapped around the top of each fringe. Measuring apprx.99-100 inches by 60 inches wide. The fringe measures 3 1/2 inches.I very good strong condition, seems rarely used. there might be a few openings, if there are they are minor.Quite a stunning cloth in every respect!
CIRCA 1900's,FINE EMBROIDERED,FILET LACE TABLECLOTH W/SCENES FROM THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY. A fine hand made Filet lace cloth with raised satin stitch whitework embroidery on the center of the cloth.The images portrayed are from the Bayeux tapestry. Measuring apprx. 46-47 inches. There are numerous birds and animals around the scalloped edges.There are Fleur De Lys in the design, winged mythological beasts,urns and birds.
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