All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1700 item #1041022 (stock #PB1277)
A rare, early 17th century drawstring purse, worked in golden and silver metallic threads in plaited braid stitches and edged with green silk thread. Classically Jacobean, this purse features a knotted square design and is decorated with three plaited tassel balls to the bottom edge and two large balls at each top corner. Lined in pink silk, now discolored. Great condition for its age; drawstring and small sections of stitching are lacking. Measures 5 1/4” by 4 7/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1058543 (stock #T3259e)
Nice pair of beaded napkin rings, featuring a red needlework ground worked with black, white and cut steel beads in the Greek key. Good condition; two spots of wear to needlework; rust to some of the cut steel beads. Measure 5”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #44621 (stock #1256)
Antique Turkish runner, Konya area, probably Kurdish made, second half of the 19th Century. It features a series of four panel with alternating red and green grounds; extra end panels with mirhabs; and animal and human figures in each of the square panels. It probably dates from the 1870's. The dimensions are: 51" x 183". Natural dyes, very old repairs to the pile, good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1086344 (stock #JEFCA)
Beautiful antique beaded child’s cap with green silk lining, possibly Turkish. The abstract beadwork motifs are bright; the edging is couched in metallic thread. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1058762 (stock #P1900d)
19th century beaded coin purse, crocheted in crimson silk with cut steel beads and metallic thread border. Fantastic cut steel frame and steel chain. Very good condition; some rust to beads. Measures 3 1/8” by 2 7/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #572962
Rare and finely hand carved wooden loom weft supports, 19th Century, condition good, size: H. 20" x W. 4.5" x D. 2" including pole (we have several in stock, some without poles)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1900 item #123452 (stock #TAF01)
A wonderful hand sewn, hand embroidered 19th century men’s smoking cap in rich brown velvet with a deep red tassel! The fez style cap is embroidered with olive and cream silks in a floral motif. In wonderful condition, from the crimson lining to the red tassel! Measures roughly 6 ½” in diameter and 3” deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1900 item #45745 (stock #1398)
Antique Moroccan dowry embroidery (Rabat, late 19th, early 20th), completely reversible, very good condition--that is in my experience exceptional, these pieces are generally fragmentary or worn when they reach the market-- measuring 40" x 56". Very rare in complete and untouched condition. This type of weaving was generally used by Moroccan Jewish families during the elaborate wedding ceremony (cf: "Jewish life in Morocco", where a similar embroidery is pictured).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1232402
It is safe to say that this amazing quilt filled with animals is a one of a kind. It is a glorious combination of barnyard animals as well as whales; giraffes and fish. In addition, it has a variety of fruits and vegetables. It is a summer spread professionally mounted on a stretcher that is hinged for easier transport. Measurements are 80" square. Connecticut origin with family history available to purchaser.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #801179 (stock #JB3495)
Tiny 19th century netted purse, in salmon silk thread. Gilt frame and piereced gilt frame. Very good condition. Measures 3" by 1 3/4".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1055903 (stock #21108)
Exceptional complete pair of Kurdish saddlebags (khorjin) in beautiful condition, first quarter of the 20th Century, with kilim back and soumak bridge and skirts, full pile, beautiful wool, mostly natural dyes (some tip fading of the sparsely used apricot-orange), some old repairs to the closure system. The ivory borders in this set are rather unusual, with the vertical borders of a different pattern than the horizontal. This is a large set of saddlebags: 29" by 52"...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1041059 (stock #P3293VE)
What a superb little early 19th century purse. It features fish scales and gold metallic thread embroidered on red velvet. The fish scales form the flowers and leaves of the design – the flowers have gold beads at their centers. Pretty scalloped gilt frame; white silk lining; gold bead looped edging. Good condition; there is some disintegration to scales. Measures 4” by 3 1/2”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #70569 (stock #J.G.1)
Antique Turkoman (Ersari) torba, dating from the last quarter of the 19th Century, measuring 16" by 47", in excellent condition. This torba sold but we do have another Ersari torba currently on stock. Please inquire.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1910 item #647073 (stock #2729)
Antique Kurdish bagface or front, circa 1900, measuring 22" by 26", natural dyes, in good condition (full pile, good shiny wool, very saturated dyes, beautiful gold border, with small damage to one of the selvedges and bluish discoloration to some of the wool warps probably from outside source of unknown origin).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1900 item #667738 (stock #2735)
Fine and rare antique Rabat embroidery, offered in overall good condition (one small area of discoloration, one very small hole). It measures approximately 30" by 37" and is, as always with this sort of embroidery, reversible. This piece appears to date from the 19th century (most of the pieces we encounter are early 20th century productions.) This type of textile from Morocco is extremely rare and collectable...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #44627 (stock #1264)
Antique Jaffa Kurd bagface, first quarter of the 20th Century, in excellent condition with full pile and natural dyes.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1187346 (stock #869)
A large silk satin fan, with sixteen gilt decorated wood "sticks", hand-painted depicting four birds amongst flowering prunus or cherry branches. This item is made with Chinese silk but was probably made in France and was retailed in Liverpool - unusually complete with its original box which carries a dispatch date of 9th November 1898. This item is in very good unused condition. 34cm (13.3inches) long; 62cm (24.3inches) wide when extended...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #558532 (stock #2653)
Antique Jaf (Jaff) Kurdish bagface, circa 1910, in fine condition. This bag measures 23" by 23". Beautiful colors. Mostly natural dyes except for a red which evinces some fading. Please ask for additional photos. One of a number of antique Jaf and other Kurdish bags currently in our inventory.