Rare, unusual and interesting antique costumes and textiles; for museums and collectors looking for that extra special piece, for new and established collectors and for those with a modest budget who want to adorn their person or home.

Late 19th c

Butterflies are happiness symbols, so why not give this as a present.


the apricot silk satin ground finely embroidered with eight different coloured butterflies, in shades of soft green, yellow, purple, gold, orange and brown,  flitting amongst peonies and chrysanthums, all worked in blue floss silks, actual embroidery 22 x 3 1/2 in/ 56 x 9 cm.


The panel of embroidery is in excellent condition.  The plain apricot backing fabric is marked, but if the band was framed this would not show.

Price: £95 | $130 | €110

Ref N°: 7952