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Simple French linen sheet with decorative hem

S/N:163EM18

19th Century

United Kingdom

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Simple French linen sheet with decorative hem

AMANDA LEADER
This is a nice piece of textile history. It's a 19th century French linen sheet, smoothed from laundering but in really good condition with no wear or thinning. And the twist? I guess at some point it was handed down to the next generation of the family who didn't have the letters MM which you can just see have been removed!

Fabulous hand worked decorative ladder hem. All those little stitches - such a labour of love! This is a textile with stories to tell, I'm sure. UK postage £5.

Freshly laundered and ready for use. Possibly a couple of tiny light dot marks but basically lovely and clean and waiting to be used. No unattended damage, no thinning. Some sections of the centre seam have been repaired and a couple of little sections need to be stitched back together. One darn in the middle as shown.

Approx net weight: 1.8 kg

Dimensions: 

  • H: 280cm (110.24in)
  • W: 205cm (80.71in)

Period: 

19th 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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