SUPERB 175"BANQUET TABLECLOTH W/FIGURAL EMBROIDERY,12 NAPKINS. A impressive fine Italian linen banquet tablecloth measuring apprx. 175 by 70 inches.There are 12 matching linen napkins measuring 21".The design above the scalloped edge has 19-20 elaborate shaped vignettes,some filled with figurals and also with elaborate Drawnwork and embroidered designs.Linking the vignettes there are Drawnwork scrolling vines. Around the center of the cloth there are large vignettes on each corner containing whitework embroidered ladies in classical dress,archers with bows and arrows, other shaped vignettes with figural sand other vignettes surrounded by garlands depicting a lady in classical dress with two cherubs.The design also has large sized ladies in classical dress with harps and assorted large urns overflowing with flowers. The scale on the designs is quite remarkable. In very good strong condition, some tiny spots that just need spot cleaning,absolutely minor.This cloth seems unused.
IMPRESSIVE 210"ITALIAN TABLECLOTH W/FIGURAL NEEDLELACE,EMBROIDERY,NAPKINS.A majestic linen tablecloth measuring apprx.210 by 70 inches with 12 matching napkins measuring almost 24 inches. the fine linen is decorated with hand whitework embroidery and impressive needlelace figurals. Each deep corner has classical needlelace figures surrounded by lavish florals and vines.There are 32 shaped vignettes around the edges of the cloth and all are connected by ornate meandering scrollwork flower and vine designs.The designs around the center of the tablecloth have 18 shaped vignettes containing figurals and there are eight larger floral vignettes all down the center of the cloth.So much work has gone into this tablecloth! A grand tablecloth, in good condition.This seems as if it was unused.
C.1900's,FRENCH SILK CHIFFON CLOAK/CAPE W/ORIENTAL CLASPS.LABEL VORZIMER,PARIS,NEW YORK