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.

Italian Hanging/Runner
Late 17th c

This highly decorative length in wonderful colours would look marvellous as a hanging or as a runner on a piece of furniture.


Cataloguing

Large flowers and leaves flanking a central leaf motif, with gold, green and grey silks, some brocades, appliqué and embroidered in yellow, blue, caramel and taupe floss silks, some flowers with French knot centres, outlined in thin braid, applied to a red velvet ground, the edges with a wide woven gold braid, lined in linen.



13 x 2ft 10 in; 33 cm x 207 cm wide



 


Condition

Some of the embroidery has worn to reveal the silks below, but this enhances its age - after all it is late 17th century!


Price: £850 | $1,090 | €1,000

Ref N°: 8817