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French linen metis sheet; tablecloth, curtain

S/N:31NF20

Second quarter 20th Century

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2015
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French vintage linen metis sheet with simple drawn thread return hem. Nice character to the weave with little flecks which make it attractive and interesting, but it's still beautifully soft and pliable and will make comfortable bedding. Great for curtains or blinds or for upholstery, loose covers or a tablecloth etc.

Metis is similar to a linen union and is a linen weft and cotton warp, it has been prized for generations in France for its quality and longevity. This sheet is a pale creamy oatmeal colour. No damage, no wear, it seems unused. No marks to mention. It has obviously come from a professional laundry although they've not made the best job of pressing it. Most of the sheet is beautifully smooth but some of the sides and bottom have pressed in creases - but of course they'll come out when it is washed. Please add £5 for UK postage.

I've recently been making sheets like this into fitted sheets - please contact me if you would like one made from this piece.

Approximate weight: 1550 grams

Dimensions: 

  • H: 266cm (104.72in)
  • W: 212cm (83.46in)

Period: 

Second quarter 20th Century

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AMANDA LEADER

Paragon Cottages
East Clandon
Surrey
GU4 7SA
United Kingdom

WWW.AMANDALEADER.COM

Amanda sources textiles, decorative antiques and vintage items from France. Based in Surrey in the UK and at her home in Burgundy in France, she travels widely buying furniture, lighting, mirrors, glassware and kitchenalia. Amanda is a linen specialist and has large stocks of vintage French linen and hemp sheets, tablecloths, teatowels etc. Please feel free to contact her with any specific requests.

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