ANTIQUE LINEN WHITEWORK MOSAIC DRAWNWORK PUNCHWORK TABLECLOTH HAND EMBROIDERED FLORALS 118" x 66" WITH 6 MATCHING NAPKINS. A most beautiful vintage estate white linen tablecloth skillfully done with hand embroidered flowers and mosaic / punchwork. Fine white linen and embellished with white-on-white embroidery and drawnwork, punchwork or mosaic.Three popular names for the same type of work. Dating from the 1920 - 1930's. This tablecloth is finished with an intricate scalloped punchwork edge. The linen fabric are made to be lacey by removing some threads from the fabric or by opening by squeezing threads together to make holes, then hand stitching over the remaining threads to stabilize. Most likely Italian made drawnwork. Tablecloth comes with 6 matching napkins.
Napkins have rough thread edges. Napkins measure 19-1/2" x 19". The stitches are skillfully worked into the linen surface ornamentation in whitework embroidery. In excellent perfect condition with no holes or weakness. Recently professionally washed and pressed, and this tablecloth is pristine with no repairs or stains and no broken brides.
There is no apparent damage the body of the tablecloth aside from very slight anomalies, very few and very minor "loosening" consistent with age and rare use and decades of storage. Ready for the up and coming holidays. A great addition to one's linen collection and truly worthy of one's collection. Perfect for a elegant dinner or holiday party. These embroidered punchwork/ drawnwork cloths are getting harder and harder to find, especially in wonderful condition.
Place a colored tablecloth underneath the punch work linen cloth, place contrasting napkins and it will completely change the ambiance for any occasion including a Wedding's Bridal table. We are happy to answer any questions about this item. The items I sell are antique or vintage textiles.
They are not new and not flawless. If you expect perfection, antique or vintage is NOT for you.
The items I sell have been used and loved or stored away for decades. Remember antique fabrics most always has some sort of flaw from being around so many years. Every effort has been made to describe our items as accurately as possible including flaws and imperfections to the best of our ability. We mention any marks or stains that are noticed, in the listing.Antiques in perfect condition are more often than not, reproductions. We never knowingly sell fakes. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "Antique Vintage Tablecloth Linen White Work Mosaic Cutwork 6 Napkins 118 x 66" is in sale since Wednesday, December 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Kitchen & Table Linens\Tablecloths". The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.