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This Fortuny wall hanging made from Vintage 1920's Dandolo design, a Rococo style pattern of central bouquets of flowers, framed by garlands.  Piece measures 82" wide by 65" long. Surrounded by 2" border that is one continuous piece. Field is three panels joined and expertly matched. Finished piece is lined and interlined with rod pocket and weighted bottom hem. Piece is 82" wide by 65"long.

Inventory # T 2011-01 One Available $8450.00

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18th century Italian Chalice veil. Exquisite embroidery on white silk ground, using fine silver metal threads and purl with intricate silk embroidery floral accents. Floral sprays radiate towards center from the corners. Pairs of Dolphins faces worked in fine silver metal threads with scales in silver threads alternating with pale blue silk, above Crown Imperial Fritillaria in green silk and silver metal, located at the center bottom edge all four sides. The silver metal embroidery is worked in many different patterns with amazing detail, accented with beads of amber. Edged with fine silver metallic torchon lace trim.

Condition is wonderful and consistent with age. Remounted to ocean blue silk velvet on wood frame. Frame has the name of C. Winter of Wimbleton possibly a previous owner.

Inventory # T 1015-09-01 One Available $2800.00



18th Century Italian Embroidery.  

White silk ground with spectacular gold metallic embroidery. Central vertical borders thickly worked in gold gilt thread. Gold gilt embroidery worked in various techniques laid work, couching, padded couching. Cartouche like shapes along center from which sprays of foliage and urn shapes grow and overlap the vertical borders also worked in fine gold gilt threads. Skillful multicolored silk floral embroidery throughout. Once a chasuble, the edges were turned under to create the now rectangle shape, edged with 18th century gold metallic fringe approximately 1" long and fine scalloped trim. Backed with faded pale blue satin lining.
Condition: face silk is fragile, with multiple small splits to the silk ground. Gold gilt embroidery is mostly intact with areas of
minimal loss at corners and a few missing spangles. Minor losses to silk embroidery. Overall the textile is strong and stable, able to
be displayed carefully. 35 inches long by 24 1/2 inches wide.

Inventory T1001-06                                                            One available  $2750.00

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Mid 18th Century Ottoman Empire - Pageantry Saddle back
A saddle-back of moss green silk velvet worked in heavy gold metal threads.
Various different types of woven metallic work applied to the velvet. Field with
three shield shapes, with pattern of fanciful flowers, foliage, scroll work & . Slight
wear to the silk velvet as well as some discoloration on the right side. Unlined.
Piece measures 38" wide

Inventory #T1009-06                           One available: Sold $2850.00

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1920's Vintage Fortuny Wall Haning

Lucrezia pattern in cobalt blue with parchment overlay. Narrow 24" wide with Soc. An. Fortuny stamp on selvage. Edged with vintage 1930's leaf border also stamped Soc. An. Fortuny in red dye.

One available.

Details:  58 1/2" long by 30 1/2" wide. Lined and interlined with rod pocket. Signature exposed at back.

Inventory # T1011-07                              $2800.00      

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Early 1920's Vintage Fortuny Wall Haning

Interesting early 1920's Fortuny wall haning. Pattern name is unknown,foliate scrolls in heart shape with floral accents.  Typical of Fortuny's early work with subtle variations in the background colors.  Cobalt blue ground with reddish brown highlights, parchment overlay.  Matching border. Unsigned.

One available

24 1/2" wide by 48" long.  Professionally lined and interlined with rod pocket at top.

Inventory number T1012-07             SOLD                                 $2400.00

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Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company

Work room sample #251/2001a
History date 1934
25 3/4" wide by 72" long
55" vertical repeat
Wheat colored silk woven background, cut silk velvet pile in
chocolate brown and striated cool blue tones. Large
symmetrical foliate pattern. Excellent condition, with one
small cut in the selvage.
One piece $ 720.00
Inventory # T1002-SOLD05                    Click here for more   


Vintage Silk Velour

Maker unknown. Estimated to 1930's.  Labeled "Jamicia".

Ecru linen ground with silk velour/ velvet labeled "Walnut" color.  Thistle pattern with floral garland cartouch. Thistle pattern in walunt color with silver accents,  the same silver appear in the cartouch background.

49" long by 24" wide.  Pattern repeats 24" vertically.

One available $350.00

Inventory # T1013-07                           Click her for more photos


Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company

Black background with wheat colored accents, silver silk figured velvet. Color changes with direction. Roma Pattern

42" long by 25 1/2" wide

One piece available
Inventory # T1010-05                                                              Click here for more    


Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company

Green colored background with wheat colored accents, silver silk figured velvet. Color changes with direction. Roma Pattern
Works Sample 25 1/2".

Two pieces available
One piece 5 yards long $1800.00 SOLD

One piece 28 inches long $280.00 SOLD
Inventory # T1007-06 &1007-07              Click her for more


Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company

Tango colored back ground with wheat colored accents, silver silk figured velvet. Color changes with direction. Roma Pattern
25 1/2" wide

Two pieces available
One piece 4 1/8 yards $1485.00 SOLD

One piece 25 inches long $250.00 SOLD
Inventory # T1008-06 & 1008-07                Click here for more