EUROPEAN TEXTILES

Goods ANTIQUE TEXTILES
  • Swedish carriage cushion cross-stitch wool embroidery • dated 1804 signed GLD
    Swedish carriage cushion cross-stitch wool embroidery • dated 1804 signed GLD

    98 x 45cm

  • Embroidered valance Asytpalaia Dodecese • commissioned 1700  *provenance Roderick Taylor collection
    Embroidered valance Asytpalaia Dodecese • commissioned 1700 *provenance Roderick Taylor collection

    Commissioned to celebrate the appointment of a Querini son as a cardinal c.1700
    90 x 240cm

  • Italian silk and gilt embroidered panel probably an alter cover • 18th cent
    Italian silk and gilt embroidered panel probably an alter cover • 18th cent

    94 x 206cm

  • Greek  Ionian Island embroidery depicting shipping • circa 1850
    Greek Ionian Island embroidery depicting shipping • circa 1850

    Now conserved onto a transparent metal frame
    Presetly on loan in Austria

  • Spanish or Mexican sampler • probably circa 1900 * presumably a pilgrimage piece
    Spanish or Mexican sampler • probably circa 1900 * presumably a pilgrimage piece

    Text reads: Dona Isabel eulogia de la espada lo acabaron de 1756 = Lady Elizabeth of the sword they finished it in 1756. This piece being a copy of the VAM example
    ( NB. shadows on photographs )

    V&A Collections

  • Russian patchwork of silk brocades centre  one reads ' Serbabo produced 94  '
    Russian patchwork of silk brocades centre one reads ' Serbabo produced 94 '

    The translation possible ” silver 94 tests ” perhaps 18894

  • Spanish Civil War period table frontal micro beadwork with the legend  'Livertad  o Muerte'
    Spanish Civil War period table frontal micro beadwork with the legend 'Livertad o Muerte'

    Translates as: “Freedom or Death”
    Size: 130cm

  • Ulster patchwork appliqué  bed quilt Co. Antrim • circa 1900
    Ulster patchwork appliqué bed quilt Co. Antrim • circa 1900

    207 x 169cm

  • William Morris & Co. printed cotton ( mounted onto a stretcher frame )  • late 19th cent
    William Morris & Co. printed cotton ( mounted onto a stretcher frame ) • late 19th cent

    William Morris helped found a company that revived block printing at Hammersmith and thence Merton Abbey in South London.