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Vintage French Linen Fabric Red Embroidery

225.00
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Vintage French Linen Fabric Red Embroidery

225.00

This is an exquisite piece of handwoven French linen. It is very large in size and in very good antique condition. I adore seeing the maker’s hand in the weave. The worn softness. The artistic addition of embroidery. Even the old repairs show how much the fabric meant to the owner. So much history captured in the threads.

This particular fabric is the perfect French white color. Not too creamy. Not too white. It is a sturdy linen but not too harsh of a hand. Perfect for recovering furniture, seat cushions, pillows, or as a duvet or decorative top sheet. But it will be difficult to cut into this beautiful fabric for it has limited spots or discoloration. I did find two tiny holes and a couple of brown spots near the bottom edge which I photographed. It is both wide and long. Lots of yardage here. As is often the case with old French linens, it is seamed in the middle. So two pieces of fabric were handwoven and then attached at their salvage edge. The center of the two red “B”s are found 16 inches in from the right side edge. There is also a vintage patch that was added to the right side panel. It is 19 inches across and 70 inches down from the top edge.

You are getting this antique linen straight from a wonderful old farmhouse in Gers, France. It sat for years in an armoire. It’s ready to find its new home and new life.

82 inches by 104 inches (seamed in the middle)

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This is an exquisite piece of handwoven French linen. It is very large in size and in very good antique condition. I adore seeing the maker’s hand in the weave. The worn softness. The artistic addition of embroidery. Even the old repairs show how much the fabric meant to the owner. So much history captured in the threads.

This particular fabric is the perfect French white color. Not too creamy. Not too white. It is a sturdy linen but not too harsh of a hand. Perfect for recovering furniture, seat cushions, pillows, or as a duvet or decorative top sheet. But it will be difficult to cut into this beautiful fabric for it has limited spots or discoloration. I did find two tiny holes and a couple of brown spots near the bottom edge which I photographed. It is both wide and long. Lots of yardage here. As is often the case with old French linens, it is seamed in the middle. So two pieces of fabric were handwoven and then attached at their salvage edge. The center of the two red “B”s are found 16 inches in from the right side edge. There is also a vintage patch that was added to the right side panel. It is 19 inches across and 70 inches down from the top edge.

You are getting this antique linen straight from a wonderful old farmhouse in Gers, France. It sat for years in an armoire. It’s ready to find its new home and new life.

82 inches by 104 inches (seamed in the middle)