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Embroidery1 of 4Needle paintings/embroidery collection early 1800'.Pair of 18th century needle paintings.
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    Posted 6 years ago

    kyratango
    (432 items)

    Found these at flea market, sold for fans, which damaged the very old silk!
    Details are amazing, and the embroidery is made in a way the same decor is on the reverse! When examining you can't say which face is the reverse!
    Never seen something like that...
    Unfortunately the silk is burnt by age...
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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thanks for your loves, tom vetraio shrine and aghcollect!
    2. toracat toracat, 6 years ago
      Really beautiful!! Great way to keep cool! Wish you could fan me on a hot summers night! Don XXOOXX
    3. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thanks racer, toracat, pops and SEAN for your loves :-)
      No, no, Don, these are NOT fans! ;-)
    4. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Recently found out what they are!
      These are called "pien mien" chinese name for face cover, face screen.
      It appear it is very rare to get a pair!
    5. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Similar on Ebay : 141025976914
      And 290984354741
      Now, I will consider having an appraisal ! ;-)
    6. toracat toracat, 6 years ago
      WOW!!! Wonderful find! and Beauty and $$$ and Simon Sez! Please come fan me!! Make me happy boy!!! XXOOXX!!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      :-))
      XOXO Don & Simon!
    8. toracat toracat, 6 years ago
      Wish we could meet! Don XXOOXX!!
    9. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Wonderful!
    10. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thank you Julie!
    11. wpj wpj, 6 years ago
      I LOVE THESE!!! BEAUTIFUL!
    12. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thank you so much Wpj for your visit and nice comment!
    13. wpj wpj, 5 years ago
      I absolutely LOVE THESE!
    14. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Wpj, thanks for loving them again :-))
      Lisa! Glad to see you here, mieux vaut tard que jamais ;-D
      I've never seen before a double sided so fine embroidery.
    15. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      These are wonderful in every way, kyratango.
    16. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Many many thanks Kath for your lovely comment :-D

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