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The Thursday Three – 1930s woolwork embroidery panels

I have just taken delivery of these three woolwork panels, completed around 1939. Classic designs for France. Not in greatest condition when they arrived, stiff with dust and some odd marks. All have come out with a delicate wash. This … Continue reading

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Kissing coussins

DO you remember the three antique Indian cushion covers that I rescued and washed about fifty posts ago? No? And the others I’ve tried in the salon that don’t work because the house does not appreciate dainty textiles that any … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Recent Brocante finds

Here are some of this summer’s Brocante finds. Left- white work cotton cushion with self-embroidery, ladder work, & cut work. Right – Pair of hand made curtain panels         Below- stunning silk (?) embroidered cushion The star … Continue reading

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The Thursday Three- Antique Indian cushion covers

So,  I’m looking for just two more large 25″ x 25″ cushions for the sofas and another smaller one to set off all that off white ground vintage linen with Jacobean embroidery  which is being sewn onto plain cushion covers … Continue reading

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