The first use of textiles was to keep us warm, then we realised it also had other uses. Antique textiles are difficult to maintain as they are from natural sources which are subject to wear. Look after them carefully, as pests will munch them and light will fade the colours.
previously robert deveau galleries, toronto, canada
UNIQUE BLACK VEIL or SCARF, embedded METALLIC SILVER diamond shaped tabs. VINTAGE WEDDING SCARF - think ARABIAN NIGHTS, INDIAN WEDDING, ISLAMIC VINTAGE TREASURE or VEIL with actual SILVER tabs interwoven into fabric which create the...
lavieuxfermette, montemboeuf, france
ANTIQUE ORIGINAL Antique SILK EMBROIDERY – Two Panels of Fine Silk Embroidery 19th.Century Chinese, Oriental, Asian PAIR OF ANTIQUE CHINESE VERY FINELY EMBROIDERED SILK PANELS SHOWING SCENES OF PEOPLE IN GARDENS WITH FLOWERING TREES AND...
georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom
Circa 1870, Victorian walnut framed needlepoint tapestry. The framed has an arched top, and an open fretwork section with floral rondels. The central needlepoint depicts women, deer and dogs, with a castle and loch in...
alphington antiques and fine art perviously smugglers cottage antiques, exeter, united kingdom
A Turkoman carpet, the indigo field with an all over design quartered lozenged medallions enclosed by a main ivory serrated lozenged medallion border. In excellent condition, 20th century.
john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom
Price: £245.00 €296.45 / $401.80 Description: Two attractive birds eye maple framed tapestries. One depicting a European chalet style house, with trees and a fountain in the foreground. The other of a church or school...