FLORAL DESIGN NEEDLEPOINT (2 pieces)
COLOR: BROWN, GREEN, RED
Measuring 11.5" wide x 15.75" long, this lovely, circa 1940, crosstitch cross stitch sampler depicts the history of a New York City and New Jersey family with multiple cultural ethnicities displayed as well as a variety of early family occupations, significant streets, town, and structures.
Interestingly, whomever wrought this very detailed, family-history sampler omitted just one significant detail- the family surname!
On the left side of the sampler, the Scotch ethnicity is wrought along w...
A fine pair of framed cross stitch needlepoint floral pictures from the 1950s. This pair features red roses with green foliage on one and variable coloured poppies onn the other. They measure 5-1/8" square (sight size) in their gilt 1950s style 6-3/4" frames; they are unsigned and the petitpoint work may be older than the frames. They are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
ON HOLD 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.
Old Kalaga from Myanmar (now Burma) featuring an unusual but colorful bird. The kalaga is embroidered with a combination of metallic and plain threads, sequins, beads and glass stones. Applied around the bird in a circle are glass-like stones that give the appearance of moonstones. In very good antique/vintage condition, it measures about 14.25 inches square. Circa 1950's or earlier.
Stunning velvet batik framed by maroon satin by Alexandra Korsakoff Galston. The velvet measures 36 1/2 inches high x 19" wide. The satin frame measures 45" high x 29 1/2" wide. Some areas need resewing to the satin frame. The velvet is in excellent condition - some spots on the satin frame. (Alexandra was born in the Crimea, Russia in 1884 and died in Washington, D.C in 1969. She lived in Peking, China, St...
This delightful antique embroidery shows a lady and a gentleman in 19th century garb, enjoying a stroll beside graceful garden gates.
Although the subject is Victorian, the colors are pure Deco: sophisticated red and black on a ground of pearly beige. Measuring about 6 x 6 inches, the picture is in superb condition, attached by original tape that looks like marbled paper to its glass, mat, backing board and felt...
Fine Naga cotton “loramhousou” blanket from the Angami group of the Naga people in India. This piece is very unusual in that it has been vegetable dyed a light brown tan color (all others I have seen from this group are white), also the size is quite large for such a piece (1.92m/6’4”ft length and 1.8m/3.5ft width). In excellent condition with no rips or fraying. The patterns are woven in with silk. Approximately 40 years old.
Textiles are very important to the Kuba peoples of Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo), for virtually all members of adult society are involved in cloth production. The production of textiles provides an interesting social commentary, for Kuba men and women are responsible for different tasks in this process. The raffia used in Kuba cloths was probably cultivated in the fields and then woven on a loom by men...
These embroidered pictures from England scream Art Deco with their soda fountain theme, stylized forms and sophisticated, vibrant colors. Each is tape-mounted beneath glass to its mat, backing board and felt
The one measuring about 6" x 6" still has its original tape that looks like marbled paper, but the larger 8" x 6" picture has modern black tape, so you'll probably want to retape both with a matching color...
Mid-century woven wall tapestry, wool, by Alain Cornic, who worked with Jean Lurcat, circa 1960. In excellent condition. 48" by 58".