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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1376684 (stock #zt211)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$850.00
A fine example of a textile fragment from a 17th century chausable, purple cut velvet in a geometric vine design on a yellow background, mounted on silk. Overall fine condition, with a sight size of 18" by 18 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1373004 (stock #t1016)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$525.00
An early 19th c silk damask vestment with a floral and crown motif. The orphrey portion dates from the 17th century. Actually in quite good condition, with some scattered wear. 46" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1338891 (stock #t1017)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$250.00
An 18th c French yellow silk underdress front, beautifully and heavily embroidered with metallic threads. The overall size is 27 1/2" by 19". The condition is good, with some scattered wear and pulls. It could highly benefit from a careful pressing.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1331829 (stock #t333)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$850.00
A fine and unusual French lame silk shawl. Black shawls are considerably more common than the cream and silver of this example. Multicolored flowers at the corners and a silver medallion in the center combine in this striking design, which is enhanced by the silk ombre fringe on all sides.

The shawl is in excellent condition, with no holes, tears, stains, or missing fringe. There are some creases which can be removed with care. The size is 48" on all sides, with 18" fringes.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1331529 (stock #zl103)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$525.00
A Canton hand embroidered silk piano shawl with a vibrant design of large red flowers and a vine and leaf motif with multicolored smaller flowers set against a black background. The embroidery is of a superb and dense quality silk floss. On each of the four sides is a black elaborately knotted net "bridge" between the scarf and the long fringes.

This fine example is in excellent overall condition and measures 50" square with an additional 14" fringe on each side.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1327068 (stock #t1021)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$750.00
A colorful Uzbeki velvet Ikat textile fragment in a striking plethora of colors. In good overall condition and mounted on linen. The sight size is 20" by 16" and the overall size is 23 1/2" by 19 1/4".

Purchased in Istanbul in 1996 for a private collection.

NOTES: 1. Ikats are the oldest known patterned textiles in the world. Though existing for thousands of years, these fabrics garnered fame in the nineteenth century, when the finest examples of them from Central Asia were used as a for...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1267668 (stock #t1018)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$500.00
A beautiful French embroidered brocaded and woven textile piece, composed of 4 segments sewn together, edged with an attached border of metallic threaded textile, and backed with yellow silk.

Overall condition is excellent, with vibrant colors and no holes or repairs. The overall size is 43 1/2" by 36".

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1191463 (stock #zt126)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,350.00
A beautiful and very early 18th century bizarre silk fragment, from a chausable of the period. Vegetal and flower motifs in polychrome silk, silver and gold thread on a salmon ground, the entire piece mounted on cotton. Excellent overall condition, with some expected oxidation of the metallic threads. The panel itself is 28" in length, and 9 3/4" at its widest. The mounted size is 30 1/4" by 11 1/4".

Note: Bizarre silks are a style of figured silk fabrics popular in Europe in the late 17th a...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1185374 (stock #zm606)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,750.00
A lovely late 19th c tightly woven wool Tibetan prayer mat with Buddhist symbols, An excellent example from a private collection.

With clear colors and in wonderful condition, the rug measures 30" by 22".

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1185228 (stock #zt204)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,995.00
A fine 17th century French tapestry table runner, with the motif weaving flowers and fruit throughout the piece. The overall condition is excellent, with no holes or tears. Carefully laid down on a linen backing. The length is 67" and the width is 13 3/4".

Acquired from a long time private collection, where it was used as a table display piece, but could certainly be used, in smaller segments, to make a number of exquisite pillows.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1800 item #1163886 (stock #zm600)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$3,995.00
A spectacular and beautiful circa 1730 English silk embroidered apron front, exquisitely embroidered in polychrome silk and metallic threads with garlands and sprays of flowers urns. Scalloped edges are finished with embroidered metallic trim. A somewhat later but very similar example is shown in The Lotus Collection.

There are some scattered unimportant splits and very very minor and small spots of discoloration, all to be expected in such a delicate piece. The textile size is 41 3/8" by 17 ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #689230 (stock #t387)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,750.00
A beautifully done Pennsylvania Quaker sampler, featuring three sets of the alphabet, two bushes, an urn of flowers, birds and dogs, and the verse:

Let the most blessed be my guide
If it be his blessed will
Unto his vale into his fold
Up to his holy hill.

The sampler is signed Martha Graham Work Done in her 11th Year 182X. The last digit of the year was removed, as was often the case to hide the exact age of the maker.

Martha Graham was born in 1815, the daughter of Reverend Rober...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #643482 (stock #t366)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$850.00
A beautiful and vibrant chausable set from the mid 18th century, comprised of the chausable, the maniple, the chalice cover, and mat. The deep, rich purple damask of the material is set off by the intricate embroidered orphrey on the chausable and maniple. Even the cover and mat, made of the same damask, have embroidered crosses on them, and are bordered with metallic thread. Overall condition is very good, with some scattered splits and stains.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #397817 (stock #m459)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$450.00
An absolutely charming hooked rug depicting a 3 masted sailing ship flying 4 different flags; mounted on stretched fabric over a frame; 36" by 24"

In very good condition except for a few minor pulls at the edges, whuch are easily and cheaply repaired.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #391455 (stock #t435)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
SOLD
A striking quilt in a deep red and black. Most importantly the quilt has, stitched on its reverse, "Sarah amd Anne Hoit, Burlington, VT 1838". It also has, stitched at a later time, "A Present to O. Sherman 1881". It is very uncommon to find a quilt, especially such an early one, with such complete information as to the maker, place and date. The piece is approximately 82" square, with the cutouts being 16" square.

Overall condition is not bad, but there is some surface wear, and some scatte...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #389758 (stock #t442)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$350.00
A rich golden background to a continuous vine motif entwined around alternating blue and white stripes; 25 1/2" by 22"