This 13-piece Madeira embroidery set consist of. A runner, 43 1/2" x 6". Twelve (12) placemats, about 17" x 11 1/2" each. The set is made of rather thin, not too tightly woven linen which is light beige in color. Most of the surface of the linen has been cut or subjected to drawn work.
There is embroidery which involves various stitches with a buttonhole stitch predominating. The runner has four of them they are placed in pairs. Each placemats features one birds, The avians look tropical, cockatoos? Then there are trees, flowers and a something that looks like a distant view of a mountain with pine tree and clouds. Various elemnts are connected with needle lace.
The edges are finished with picots. CONDITION OF LINENS : A yellowish stain at the bottom of one of the placemats - see last picture.
Also the corners of the runner stretched in ironing and do not want to lay flat, this can be probably remedied after the next wash and pressing. Otherwise very good to great, hand laundered lightly starched and pressed.
The item "EXQUISITE MADEIRA Cutwork Embroidery Set Birds, Trees, Scenery, 13 Pieces" is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Kitchen & Table Linens\Placemats". The seller is "curated_store" and is located in Dublin, Ohio.
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