Magnificent Lge. Antique French Silk Weave Chateau Curtains C1880 Flowers & Urns
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Magnificent Lge. Antique French Silk Weave Chateau Curtains C1880 Flowers & Urns:
Divine antique French treasures &belle brocante
from beyond the gates of Le Petit Chateau.
MAGNIFICENT Lge. ANTIQUE FRENCH SILK WEAVE CHATEAU CURTAINS c1880 FLOWERS & URNSPlease scroll down for more pictures.
This is the second pair of these stunning drapes I am listingFIRSTLY DUE TO THE HIGH SILK CONTENT IN THE WEAVE OF THESE DRAPES THE LONG SHOTS PHOTOGRAPHS (FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS ABOVE ) ARE THE TRUE COLOURS. THE CLOSE UP PHOTOGRAPHS REFLECTED THE LIGHT BACK AT THE CA,ERA SO APPEAR LIGHTER.
This is a magnificent pair of antique French chateau curtains that date from the 1880s.They are decadent, regal and soooo classical. Each panel contains a bordered scene so they could also be used as two wall hangings if required. They have the colour shades and look of Aubusson. Theweave is a heavyweight silk and wool witha large amount of silk content that catches the light beautifully.The textile falls and billows beautifully. They are in superb condition and havetheir original gilded curtain ringsalong the top edge making them ready for hanging. The damask design carries classical scrolls and curls with exotic blooms.The design carries an delicieux outer border on each panel of tumbling roses and acanthus leaf scrolls that runs down each long side and across the bottom edge.The centre base carries a stunning rose filled basket surrounded with extravagant acanthus scrolls and curls joined with tumbling very pale blue swags. To the side of each rose basket are classical urns. The body centre and top are a wonderful array of rose blooms and foliage. The colour is soft warm greens, oyster ivory, soft rose pinks, soft russet and a small touch of very pale blue on the swags. Each curtain is lined with old buff cotton some of it distressed with age but it does not affect the front textile. Each curtain measures : Length8 feet 2"(249cms) Widthat bottom edge 4 feet( 122cms) One curtain has a rubbed "wear"mark near the top and a smaller pull lower down. See the last pictures below. Fabulous for any period maison they are a stunning period display and a genuine antique pair of drapes.They will be a 6 kilo parcel. Perfectly chateau chic!! Delicieux brocante chic treasures from simply-chateau. PLEASE SEE MY BLOG FOR THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE CHATEAU www.simply-chateau.blogspot.fr
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