B1789 - SOLD

This is a divine pair of antique French tassel curtain tie backs dating from the 1800's. They are full of timeworn faded grandeur and would hold back a substantial pair of château curtains. They would look superb in a country house interior. We also have 2 other pairs, B1788 & B1790, listed in our other items.

Each tie back has two large, plumptious tassels hanging on their silk bound ropes. Each pair of tassels is held on a silk covered wooden core. Each tassel then has three further silk covered wooden beads before the fringed tassel itself descends.

The silk is in a sublime shade of aubergine.

The tie backs are fully functional. The ropes and tassels are good and strong. As one would expect they do have characteristics of age from the last 130 years or so. The colour has faded over the passage of time and the silk has fluffed & worn in places. None of this detracts from their timeworn splendour and their effect will be undeniable in a sympathetic environment. 

Each tie back measures approx. :- 66 cm ( 26 inches) from the back of the cord loop to the end of the tassel. The tassel itself measures :- 23 cm (9 inches) from the top of the top bead to the ends of the fringing.

A fabulous pair 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'.

N.B. We have photographed them on a pair of curtains listed in our other items.

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  • Postage:-
  •                  France               14.00 €uro
                     U.K. & Europe     21.00 €
                     Rest of World      49.00 € 
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