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...
This North Star quilt pattern also goes by the name of Star of the East. Regardless of which direction you prefer, it is a wonderfully three dimensional pattern. This example has an unusual, playful border of hexagons along the blue band. The solid blue arms of the stars alternate with printed fabrics of the 1930's, some of which appear to be feedsacks. The backing is the same yellow printed fabric as the centers of the stars...
This interesting Drunkard's Path quilt is more dense than most - perhaps an indication of more inebriation than most. It has a whimsical quality with irregularity to the inner applique border. It works well with the scalloped edge and binding to create a very full border treatment. Excellent condition; circa 1930. Pennsylvania origin; measures 66" x 75",
This Hexagons quilt is actually the same block throughout but the change of color gives it a definite center medallion. It is in pristine, unwashed condition. The quilt is made of a tremendous variety of late 1930's printed fabrics, many of which are feedsacks. The backing is a solid red. Measurements are 74" x 84".
Sure to break the ice using this vintage set of 12 Bird themed cocktail napkins, made of fine lawn linen with hand rolled hem, comprising six unique designs, one in red and and the other blue. Size- Each 5" by 7". Very good vintage condition: 10 are perfect, Some fading on the 11th and sliver tear near hem on 12th.
Gorgeous Tammi Keefe Handkerchief from her New York Series. This one is Grand Central Terminal (aka Grand Central Station) done in brilliant purple, chartreuse and teal.
Long before Gloria Vanderbilt and her blue jeans, Keefe became one of the first women to sign her name conspicuously on her work and to achieve name recognition. Lord & Taylor Manhattan even took out a full-page ad in The New York Times for a "Meet the Designer" day to introduce Keefe and a new line of furnishing fabrics...
Wow! Very Good Condition in this Vintage 1950s or 1960s Elsa Schiaparelli Black Persian Lamb Jacket with Silver Mink Collar. 3 faceted Jet Buttons. Tiny bit of wear. Schiaparelli Paris label along with original owner's initials. Is a generous M. Measures appx 40 inches across bust and 25 inch length from base of collar to hem. Has wonderful drop sleeve with no seam so it can accommodate range of sizes in couture style. Ready to wear.
Age: Early 20th Century.
Origin: Sindh River, Baluchistan Region.
Description: Intricate metal and mirror embroidery over plain textile framed by fine tassels and blue beads.
Dimensions: 1’11” x 1.4″ | Product code: TX2004