Hello and thank you for looking. This textile is a 19th century , French bed hanging of the most gorgeous , green silk brocatelle. The lovely golden beige ground is a silk with gentle twill weave.
The cotton trim runs along the bottom and this textile is backed in a natural toned cotton sateen. At the pleated top are the original rings for hanging. The silk on the front of this panel is pieced (please see photographs). There is a heavy cotton batting between the two layers.
Please view my other textiles for further matching pieces from this bed set A wonderful and VERY rare find (PR 8). MEASUREMENTS : This wonderful textile measures : 19 inches wide at the top , where it is pleated.The length is 98 inches long and the width is 25 inches at the bottom. CONDITION: This piece is in original as found, unwashed condition. This piece has light storage dust and storage dirt in places. The backing has storage marks and some pale green bleeds This textile is in good condition for it's age however shows the wonderful signs of time and use often inherent in these antique textiles. Please see my other Antique French fabric auctions by clicking View Sellers Other Items.
The item "Silk Brocatelle antique French green bed curtain hanging with trim brocade old" is in sale since Monday, December 31, 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.