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Late 19th C English Or French Crewel Work Hanging/curtain/bedcover For Sale
BEAUTIFUL HAND EMBROIDERED ENGLISH OR FRENCH HAND EMBROIDERED CREWEL-WORK ON NATURAL LINEN, WITH HAND-DONE SCALLOPED CROCHET EDGING.DATING FROM AROUND 1890 - 1900. IT WEIGHS 1.428 KGS UNPACKEDIT MEASURES 82" (2.08) X 64" (1.63) SO WILL FIT WIDTHWAYS ON A 6' BED (SEE PIC 6)IT WOULD ALSO MAKE A BEAUTIFUL WALL HANGING OR DOOR CURTAIN (PICTURE 1)THE DESIGN CONSISTS OF 12 FLORAL EMBROIDERED PANELS, WORKED IN WOOL, IN SHADES OF BLUE, GOLD, RUSSETT RED AND BROWN. THE EMBROIDERY IS JACOBEAN IN STYLE , AND FEATURES STEM STITCH AND FRENCH KNOTS (PICS 7,8 & 9). THE CROCHET EDGING IS IN NATURAL COLOURED COTTON (PICS 10 & 11). PICTURE 12 SHOWS THE SMALL BREAK WHERE THE CROCHET JOINS THE LINEN. PICTURE 3 SHOWS THE REVERSE OF THE BEDCOVER - VERY NEAT!IT IS DIFFICULT TO FIND GOOD HAND-STITCHED CREWEL WORK NOWADAYS, AND THIS PIECE IS IN SUPERB CONDITION. N.B. I AM STARTING THIS AT A LOW PRICE AND THERE IS .POSTAGE U.K. I offer Next Day Special Delivery - £10.00 inc insurance up to £500 OR Standard Parcels - £5.30 (no insurance) EUROPE: - £15 approximately USA & AUSTRALIA: - INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR, COURIER OR PARCELFORCE Please e-mail me for exact costs to your country.PAYMENT I ACCEPT PAYPAL FROM OVERSEAS BUYERS, BUT PREFER CLEARED STERLING CHEQUE OR BANK TRANSFER FROM U.K. BUYERS I ASK FOR PAYMENT WITHIN 3 DAYS OF END OF sale.Please look at my other items I will be listing on this week, and take a look at the 'Me' page where you will find details of my website address and many decorative antiques and collectables for sale.
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Late 19th C English Or French Crewel Work Hanging/curtain/bedcover: $132