B1138 - SOLD

This is an fantastic set of 4 antique French tassel curtain tie backs dating from the 1800's. They are full of timeworn faded grandeur and would hold back two substantial pairs of château curtains. They would look superb in a country house interior.

They each have a large, plumptious tassel hanging on their multi- corded woolen ropes. The colours are subtle shades of mauve, golds & heath tones.

Each tassel is held on a silk covered wooden core and has a thick central section of  woolen threads in many shades of pink, green, teal & lemon . This is overlain with a 'net' of  intricately worked wool on which there are bobbles. Further larger, bobbles hang from the 'net' to surround the central  tassel. The resultant effect is breathtaking!

The tie backs are fully functional. The ropes and tassels are good and strong. The silk has fluffed & worn a little over the years giving the tie backs their wonderful timeworn appearance

Each tie back measures approx. 68 cm ( 26.75 inches) from the back of the cord loop to the end of the tassel. The tassel itself measures 22 cm (8.5 inches) from the point of insertion of the ropes.

A fantastic set of tie backs to add an authentic château chic statement to an interior. They are from a carefully selected collection of antique curtains & curtain accessories at 'La Belle Étoffe'.

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  • Postage:-
  •                  France & U.K.  £15.00
  •                  Europe           £22.50
  •                  Rest of World  £45.00
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