Could this be a Norwich stole, woven from local worsted wool? It's refreshingly different. The stole is unusual in that it feels slightly rough, which is the result of being woven with a worsted wool. I love the three flowerheads in the centre of each pine with the bottom one having a stem emerging from the border.
Each end border with upright fat pines with gently bending tips filled with millefleur or small flowerheads emerging from a red vase, between rows of smaller pines, the background filled with small flowerheads, predominantely in madder and indigo but with touches of green, the central field with a small simple pine repeat, all on an ivory twill weave ground, the side borders with flowerhead repeat are hand sewn onto the stole, using worsted wool and cotton, 8ft 6 in x 22in/ 2.6m x 56 cm
Very good. One hole 1 x 1/2 cm. Nearby a couple of very light tea colour marks. A few more similar colour marks and a little wear, a wear line 4 cm long. A few more very small tea coloured marks. Very good colours and design. Ask for photos.
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