B1471 - Sumptuous Antique French Hand Made Cut Out & Embroidered Cushion With Flowers
This is a rather sumptuous antique French hand made cushion dating around 1920. It is absolutely stunning and the workmanship amazing.
The cushion is oval in shape and is made in a gorgeous deep pile cotton velvet in a divine shade of deep pink now slightly faded in places from the passage of time. The velvet is gently gathered around the edge of the cushion giving it a soft and plumptious look.
Over the velvet is a cut out flower appliqué in a biscuit coloured linen. The flowers and leaves are beautifully hand tinted in gorgeous shades and are meticulously edged and defined with embroidery in black thread.
The flowers are surrounded with a myriad of large French knots in a biscuit coloured thread. Around the edge of the linen panel is hand made lacework in the same coloured thread - just gorgeous!
The cushion is plumptiously filled with feathers - it weighs over 2 kilos!
It is in excellent antique condition. Apart from the fading I can find only one minute hole in the linen just above one of the leaves and a light mark around one of the cut outs (please see photos).
The cushion measures approx :- 57 cm (22.5 inches) wide x 47 cm (18.5 inches) high x 10 cm (4 inches) deep.
This is a gorgeous cushion to add an authentic 1920's finishing touch and another divine antique French textile find from La Belle Étoffe.
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World