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Huge Antique Italian Linen Lace and Fringed Towel

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Linens and Lace: Pre 1900: item # 686112

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Huge Antique Italian Linen Lace and Fringed Towel
BOTH SOLD!

This wonderful hand loomed antique towel from an Italian estate would have been used for bath, and can also be used for a runner, draped over a chair, or whatever your imagination suggests. The linen is lightweight and so drapey, in the wonderful old weave with a continuous border around all 4 sides, with beautiful fringed lace on EACH end! . There are 2 small pin holes and a small mended hole, quite remarkable for an "everyday" piece of this age! It measures 32" x 60"! The incredible hand knotted lace is 5" and fringe is 3"!. Sold as found,clean and pressed but slightly wrinkled, from my feeble photo attempts! THERE IS ANOTHER 59" X 30",PERFECT CONDITION,FRINGE HAS KNOTTING-INQUIRE IF INTERESTED BEFORE I GET IT LISTED.


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