A STUNNING collection is one in a million, 6 matching set pieces. This set is a remarkable , intact collection from a bed dating from the 18th century, c 1780.
I've not been able to even document this toile, it's so rare and. This collection is comprised of a large (the bed shown is a queen) bed cover with long side valances, a large pelmet shown draped from the ciel de lit, a thin valance show attached to the bottom of the bed cover , a bedhead slip cover (shown wrapped around as a pillow) and a fabulous decorative drop for behind the bed. These textiles are all printed linen and cotton blend (siamoise) with a linen backing. They are all 100% hand stitched and quilted with a thin cotton batting. This collection would make an extraordinary statement in any period interior or would be a wonderful addition to any museum.This toile is French with a wonderful faded rose tone, this piece is wonderfully unevenly faded which shows the direction of the light that once brought these textiles to life all of those hundreds of years ago. Scalloped Valance one: 12 inches deep by 123 inches long. Scalloped Valance Two: 12.5 inches deep by 122 inches long.
Scalloped Valance 3 : 17.5 inches by 204 long. Long back curtain : 79 inches by 51.5 long.
Bedhead cover : 19.75 inches by 53 inches (backed in natural linen). Bed cover : 30 inches drop from top to floor , 52 inches wide at the top of the bed, 77 inches long (part of textile which would lay flat on bed) 113 inches from the top of the bed to the base of the ruffle.
This collection is in as found, not freshly laundered condition. This collection is in extraordinarily good condition for it's age. There is beautiful fading in places.
There are some small holes, There are some small pale rust marks, age marks and stains. This collection shows signs of time and use however it's very rare to find in such wonderful condition. The item "6 Piece Toile SET antique red pink COLLECTION French quilted bed textiles RARE" is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Fabric\Cotton". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in Burlington, Vermont.
This item can be shipped worldwide.