Spectacular, roomy and in sensational condition, this gala evening purse of rich black velvet encrusted with golden embroidery and braided cording came from England and has a splendid "Days of the Raj" look. This luxurious form of stitchery called "Zardozi" is characteristic of India and the Middle East. There are no labels, so it could well have been custom-made...
This original piece of textile nostalgia is made of pennants from points of interest primarily in the eastern United States and several in Canada. In addition, pennants from Dartmouth; N.Y.U; Notre Dame and the Coast Guard are included.
Perhaps they were collected during one's travels from Florida to Maine.
Regardless of how they were assembled, they were put together to make a strong graphic statement in terms of color and design.
Measures 53" x 108".
A fan to frame and carry on the most special occasions -- a wedding, maybe -- this showpiece of black gauze is sheer as spiderweb and has gilded patterns on its netting and lace edging, as well as on the sticks and edges. Sticks seem to be Bakelite mimicking tortoiseshell...
Dutch Amsterdam School velvet table cloth, made circa 1925. The table cloth measures approximately 142cm by 120cm. There is some wear and marks to the surface, which can be seen in the detail photographs. (2.5 cm = 1 inch).
This charming braided cat rug would be equally happy on a floor or wall. It is made of heavy wools and should be sturdy enough to be suitable on a floor. Measurements are 34" x 47" to the top of the ears.
It is in excellent condition.
This classic Broken Star quilt is enhanced by the wonderful diagonal striped border and the perfect combination of colors. It is extremely finely quilted with wreaths throughout and a delicate undulating vine in the border. It is in excellent condition. Measurements are 74" x 77". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920's.
This Yo Yo doll quilt is head and shoulders above most examples of this pattern. The pieces are nicely scaled to the size of the quilt. The cream colored border and frame divides it well into quadrants. The soft colors blend perfectly together. Measurements are 13" square. Excellent condition; made circa 1930's.
French Tapestry Decorative Art Hand Woven Wool Ruins Birds
This Tapestry came from a clean designers house in California. This hand made wool tapestry, appears to be French. It depicts a scene, of trees, foliage and birds in the foreground, with ancient columns of ruins, and mountains in the background. It has warm brown red tones of colour, with a French Empire border.
In good condition it measures 68 x 48 inches.
Evening purse finely embroidered in petit point, the gilt metal frame embellished with three jadeite pieces. Interior is lined with bright, figured Chinese silk. Condition: fine and clean, only wear to gilding and one Jadeite Piece (hook shaped) with a notch. Dimension: bag: 14.5 cm x 18.5 cm, the oval jadeite: c. 3.3 cm x 3 cm, the hook shaped: c. 3.6 cm long.
This One Patch in a Diamond in a Square quiltis known as Boston Commons. It is made with beautifully combined, soft tone printed fabrics from the 1930's. It is well quilted with several floral patterns. Excellent condition; measurements are 82" x 93". Lebanon County, Pennsylvania origin.
This Autumn Leaves quilt is both well quilted and appliqued. The inner and outer frames are quilted with a variety of flowers. The appliqued leaves are solid and printed fabrics, many of which are feedsacks. The quilt measures 80" x 84". Excellent condition; Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930's.
1930s top Tibetan saddle rug with colorful symmetrical dragon and cloud pattern. Rug has thick pile that is in great condition and vibrant colors. The back of the rug is a light blue silk with some tearing.
26" x 61"
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This whimsical denim comforter has a rear pocket from bluejeans in each block. The variety of colors and shapes of the denim blocks and pockets makes for an interesting abstract composition. Excellent condition; measures 60" x 70". Backing is plaid cotton flannel; made circa 1980.
This stunning Nine Patch variation has all of the bells and whistles one hopes for in a Lancaster County Amish quilt. The colors are the classic jewel tones used in Lancaster wool quilts. The same Nine Patch on point blocks are used throughout but the use of color creates a center medallion. It is well quilted with a variety of floral patterns. Condition is excellent; measurements are 84" square. Made in the 1930's.
Patriotic quilts were often made at the time a state was admitted to the Union. It seems highly probable that this 49 star quilt was made to commemorate the admission of Hawaii in January, 1959. The flag itself has 16 stars and the surrounding field an additional 33. The fabrics are compatible with this time frame.
The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. It is nicely quilted with several geometric patterns...
This unusual indigo quilt is made entirely of denim jeans. It is reminiscent of a Japanese boro in which indigo garments are repurposed into bedcovers. Shadows of pockets and stitched seams add visual interest. This piece would make a very sturdy bedcover or wonderful abstract wallhanging. Measurements are 86" x 89; made circa 1980. It is a top with finished edges but no backing; excellent condition.
Intricately hand-woven cotton Sikka ikat from Flores, Indonesia. Bird and flower pattern with indigo, pale pink, and cream colored dyes. Fabric is sewn together to create a traditional tube dress or skirt. Fabric is in good condition. Please contact seller directly for questions and purchasing:
DESCRIPTION: A white, luxurious, deep-pile llama fur rug with a white hide-leather back. This is the kind of wonderful fur rug you love to walk on (or lay in) during a cold winter's evening. Excellent condition with no fur loss, this rug is very soft to the touch, and would be a plush addition to the back of a sofa, or on a bedroom or lodge floor. It is in such good condition that we are keeping it clean and wrapped in plastic until it finds its new owner...