18th Century French Silk Textile Pillow
This magnificent pillow features:
An exquisite antique 18th century floral silk brocade textile from Lyon, France, famous for its silk production. The brocade shows some wear and small marks but is in good condition given it’s is age! The 18th century Striped raw silk was part of a drapery set recovered from a 17th century Parisian home. The elegant 19th century silk passementerie trim was also handmade in Lyon . Notice the incredible detail, each tassel is hand turned wood then silk covered!
***please note this was in a showroom window and has had some fading please see last photo refleceted in price***
A truly outstanding piece!
Three button closure.
This pillow measures approximately 16" x 20”
90/10 feather/down insert custom made in the USA
Designed and made by hand in my Vermont stud