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Greek island embroidery,
Silk on linen.
Naxos, 18th century
Measurements: 21 inches x 33 inches or 52cm's x 84 cm's.
 
Greek
 
     
     
 
Detail
Greek island embroidery,
Silk on linen.
Naxos, 18th century
Measurements: 21 inches x 33 inches or 52cm's x 84 cm's.
 
Greek
 
     
     
 
Greek island silk embroidery on linen
Naxos 18th century
Measurements: 20 inches by 33 inches or 51 cm's x 84 cm's
 
Greek
 
     
     
 
Detail
Greek island silk embroidery on linen
Naxos 18th century
Measurements: 20 inches by 33 inches or 51 cm's x 84 cm's
 
Greek
 
     
     
 
Italian embroidered net, known as burato.
Burato is from the Latin bura, which means course cloth.
17th century.
It is extremely rare to find coloured burato.
Provenance: Embroiders Guild collection.
Measurements: 42 inches by 62 inches or 107 cm's. x 157 cm's
 
Italian
 
     
     
 
Italian embroidered net, known as burato.
Burato is from the Latin bura, which means course cloth.
17th century.
It is extremely rare to find coloured burato.
Provenance: Embroiders Guild collection.
Measurements: 70 inches by 43 inches
     
     
 
Indigo on woven linen
Made in Austria. circa 1900.
Possibly Hoffman Measurement.
90 inches x 60inches
 
Austrian
 
Anning Bell Cotton damask tablecloth and napkin
by Anning Bell commissioned for Wilsons of Bond Street 1890. Anning Bell was one of three designers including Walter Crane and Lewis F Day who were the elite and much lauded designers for Wilsons at end of 19th century
English
Spring Ribbon
A Decorative Panel Depicting Spring in blossom and tulips.
A very unique design inspired by the The Orient Silk ribbon on warp faced cotton
English 1920
Measurements: 53 ins x 80 ins - 135 cms x 204 cms
English

M.S. Block printed on linen by Barron and Larcher
1930 Entitled "Carnac"
This design by Barron and Larcher was originally done in indigo and back. In the early thirties Barron and Larcher experimented with Oxide of iron to produce reddish dyes.
Similar piece. Craft Study Centre. University College for Creative Arts Farnham. Viewed on Visual Arts Data Service Measurements: 46 ins x 20 ins

English
     


Detail

.No.2914 Queen Anne quilted cotton cover
embroidered with silk.
English, 1720.
with monogram in centre.
Measurements: 52 x 54 inches
English
Very Fine silk and metal thread tapestry panel
Depicting pair of confronting putti French or Italian
17th century
Measurements: 15 ins x 11 ins
French or Italian
Art Nouveau Irish lace
A collection of 5 Art Nouveau Limerick lace collars and stoles. First decade of 20th century
(Priced as a collection £call)
Irish
     
Linen Table cloth with twelve napkins and place settings. Embroidered in two grades of silver on fine peppermint green linen. Depicting creatures of the night: owls ,bats, cats ,mice, fairies and elves encircled by an ourobors.
Designed by Maria M. Gallenga for her shop in Rue Miromesnil, Paris 1928.
(Priced as a collection £call) STOLEN
French
Embroidered Collage 1950
Worked by the students of Goldsmiths' College under the guidance of Constance Howard.
Measurements: 64cms x 106cms
For further information on Constance Howard - Click Here
English
Polychrome Silk Buratto and silk embroidery on linen.
Circa 1570
Re-centred
Measurements: 30ins x 58 ins
Spanish
God and Beer
A Domestic Furnishing Fabric Block printed on cotton in the last quarter of the 18th century in Alsace.
Measurements: 76in x 43in - 193cm x 111cm P.O.A.
French
     
'Bizarre' Silk
Italy
Circa 1690-1710
Silk with gold brocade
Measurements: 21" x 41" (53.5 x 104cm)
Italy