French Tapestry Throw Pillow | Royal Picnic

$185.00

3 in stock

This handmade designer throw pillow is made from a beautiful French Tapestry in earthy vivid tones of peach, shades of olive, mauve, light blue, pink and a smidgen of ivory. The scene is vivid on both sides depicting a Royal Picnic.

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Description

This handmade designer throw pillow is made from a beautiful French Tapestry in earthy vivid tones of peach, shades of olive, mauve, light blue, pink and a smidgen of ivory. The overall tone of the tapestry leans towards green. Although I am by no means an expert on the official age of any given vintage textile, I have become familiar with approximations based on craftsmanship, wear and coloring. The stitches vary in size, but are still small and close together. Additional indication of age; the scene is vivid on both sides depicting a Royal Picnic. Circa 1870 -1900 The backing is constructed from a beautiful bright olive green toned raw silk that ties together nicely with the overall tone of the tapestry.

French tapestry is woven on a vertical loom. Tapestry is weft-faced weaving, in which all the warp threads are hidden in the completed work, unlike cloth weaving where both the warp and the weft threads may be visible. In tapestry weaving, weft yarns are typically discontinuous; the artisan interlaces each colored weft, back and forth in its own small pattern area. Weft threads of different colors are worked over smaller portions of the warp to form the design.

There is a difference between quality tapestry and not, which in layman’s terms, is most apparent in how tightly woven the piece is.

There are 3 within this set, and they would all play well together.

Features and Unpacked Dimensions
This vintage textile comes to you reconditioned and re-designed. To ensure function and facilitate moderate cleaning for countless years to come this tapestry has been adhered to a cotton backing. Measurements are roughly 17”x17”. There is a bottom facing gold metal zipper.

Additional Value
This textile has gone through thorough cleaning and sanitization; a new duck feather insert is included with your purchase. Alternatively, a poly fill insert is available upon request.

Care & Content
Cotton and Silk, this is a vintage fabric that should be washed with care. Gently soak in cool water with minimal agitation in a dedicated “all natural” or “wool fiber” laundry soap, lay flat or line dry. Alternatively, Dry Clean.

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Dimensions43.18 × 20.32 × 17.77 cm
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