I have for sale an fabulous Blue Willow Pattern heavily hand embroidered Vintage Tablecloth, with the'Blue Willow' story of oriental houses, trees, lake, bridge, boat and fisherman and of course the doves to each large corner, with a decorative border around the edge. Skilfully and neatly hand embroidered in blue tones using lots of tiny neat stitches, on a Ivory quality slub linen, with a wide light cream hand crochet edge. The back is neat - a great example of a skilled needleworker.
Note; I have this pattern style listed now in centrepieces. But have never seen it in a tablecloth - your lucky day. Oh the hours of love and workmanship poured into this gorgeous piece' : - see all photos. Excellent Vintage Condition - does not look or feel used? Measurement; 92cm x 95cm or 36 1/4 x 37 1/3 inches Weight 310 grams approx unwrapped.Koong Shee, a wealthy Mandarin's daughter, has been promised in marriage to a rich old duke. The wedding is to be held before the leaves fall from the willow trees. She is in love with her father's impoverished accountant and she and her lover flee the palace in a boat. They find an island where they are safe and live happily together for a time. Enraged by his promised bride's betrayal, the cruel Duke has never stopped searching for the fugitive couple.
He discovers their home on the island and sets fire to it, burning the lovers to death. The gods take pity on the couple and turn them into a pair of doves. FRESHLY WASHED AND PRESSED, READY TO USE.
Keep watching as I will be listing lot more Vintage Linen and treasures in the days/weeks to come. Most items are I sell are used, second-hand, antique or vintage.
I'm not an expert, but every effort is made to describe items accurately. I'm happy to answer any questions. Please look at the photos carefully as they form part of my description. Sorry if this sounds harsh but it is true! And I will wait until you are finished shopping before sending a combined invoice.
All care is taken to pack items safely but. I cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to items, after they have been posted. I will always try to get back to you asap but I do work and have a family, so please be patient Also the different time zones don't help."I find these gorgeous'Vintage Linen Treasures', and bring them'Back to Life' just for you". Embroidery work is such a lost art it is not as common as it was in our Grandmothers days, and to the standard they were taught as part of'getting ready to run their own homes'. I think about the person who has spent so many hours making such beautiful creations it truly is a lost art. These gorgeous'Linen Treasures' are getting very hard to find! So I gather them to offer to you : They are washed and lightly pressed, ready to use in your home, gift or your own collection. Txzj pxzj7283 txzj-11 txzj89 txzj115. The item "Fabulous Blue Willow Vintage Hand Embroidered Tablecloth" is in sale since Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Textiles, Linens\Embroidery". The seller is "blue_wren_cottage" and is located in Gippsland, Victoria. This item can be shipped worldwide.