A rare antique Fortuny silk velvet throw / hanging. It is stencilled with griffins and his unique gold/silver patterns on a lightweight, soft and fluid silk velvet in a pale shade of pale blue. The bottom is ornate with a gold metallic trim and fringe. It is lined with a pale grey silk.Another gold trim is applied to the top center with a few hand stitches but can easily be removed. The silk lining has a few stains and there is a bit of age related fading and wear to the velvet but nothing that distracts from the beauty of this amazing textile.
Sorry the pictures taken in this low autumn light do not do it justice! 96 cm x 68 cm + 12 cm trim.About 38" x 27" +4 3/4 trim. The item "Early 20 th c antique Fortuny stencilled silk velvet throw" is in sale since Friday, November 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Fabric\Other Antique Fabric". The seller is "atelier1900" and is located in Gaillard. This item can be shipped worldwide.