B1607 - Fabulous Large Antique French Boutis Quilt, Gorgeous Floral Design,19th Century
This is a fabulous large antique French hand made boutis quilt dating from the 19th Century. It is thick and heavy and would certainly keep the chill out on a cold winter's morning.
The top of the quilt is made with a gorgeous cotton textile. It has a warm cream background with floral vignettes in stunning shades of pink with beige leaves. The reverse of the quilt is a plain textile, probably once gold in colour but now gently faded to a soft ochre.
The quilt has a wool interlining and is lovely and snuggly.
The quilt is in good antique condition with some characteristics of age. The textile is in sound condition with just one or two tiny specks of wear. The quilt has been gently hand laundered but some marks still remain (please see photos). Those on the patterned front blend into the design and do not draw the eye. There is one hand darned repair to the front. The quilt is wholesome and ready to use in a home where the characteristics of the last 100 + years will be appreciated.
It measures:- 165 cm (5ft 5 inches) wide x 193 cm (6 ft 4 inches) long.
A truly beautiful quilt to add an authentic antique finishing touch and another superb French textile find from La Belle Étoffe.
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World