B775 - Lovely Antique French Linen Trousseau Sheet, L & S Embroidered Monogram, 19th C
This is a lovely antique French linen trousseau / dowry sheet dating from the 19th Century. It is of superb quality and is beautifully hand embroidered and monogrammed with the initials L & S.
The lowest edge of the sheet has a ladder stitch border with a central embroidered monogram. The monogram is 11 cm (4.3 inches) high x 13 cm (5 inches) wide. It has the letters L & S beautifully embroidered with smooth satin stitch and is adorned with 2 sweet daisies.
The linen of the sheet is fabulous. It is very heavy, has gorgeous texture and drapes beautifully. The colour is a true natural flax.
The sheet has been laundered and is very crisp and fresh. It is in excellent condition.
The sheet measures 258 cm (8 ft 5.5 inches) long x 202 cm (6 ft 7.5 inches) wide.
This superb antique monogrammed sheet would make a lovely wedding present. It would be perfect for a bed but would also make a divine curtain.
Another fabulous antique French textile find from La Belle Ètoffe!
Please hover cursor over picture for magnified detail and click on picture for enlarged photo.
Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World