Vintage 1800s Bedspread Bed Cover Linen Throw Silk Hardenger Embroidery Dowry Bohemian Boutique Home

$164.71

Shipping to United States: $40.10

Antique 1890s Homespun Yorkshire Flax Linen Bedspread, Bed Cover or Throw with Silk
Silver Hardanger embroidery.
Stunning panels of pure linen have been joined together with ladder work

112 inches x 91 inches

Hardanger embroidery or “Hardangersøm” is a form of embroidery traditionally worked with white thread on white even-weave linen or cloth, using counted thread and drawn thread work techniques. It is sometimes called whitework embroidery.

112 inches by 91 inches
Embroidered in the traditional Italian style by the brides European relatives
Rare and part of a Brides Trousseau - this Bed Linen is dated 1895 and is from an exclusive Private collection from a North Yorkshire Country Estate

Fabulous homespun Yorkshire Linen has been used to make this wonderful and truly beautiful item of Bed linen. Exstensively embroidered in silver silk.
The fabric and embroidery are pristine

The borders have been finished by hand with Silk finished ladder work, these are pristine

I can confirm that the linen is without age marks or thinning, but there are some storage marks-please see photos.

This sheet is in original condition, with laundry tags from the late 1800s and is slightly creamy in colour, this will brighten as the linen is laundered. It is heavy, tactile and simply magnificent, the perfect finishing touch to any antique themed homestyle boudoir or chic B & B.

The linen was laid away in storage in 1907 with an inventory date of July 1896 as the date when it was originally given as a gift, the sheet is in original condition.

The linen is homespun, and the weave can been slightly seen in places, the embroidery is undamaged. The fabric has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally.

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  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
  • North America : 3 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 10 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

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