Em's Heart Antique Linens

Society Silk Embroideries

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Silk Art Embroidery

by Donna Cardwell

Silk Art Embroidery: A Woman's History of Ornament and Empowerment

by Donna Cardwell

 

Just released, this book unravels the mystery of the "society silk" embroidery style, from how  it came to be to how it is done.

Click on the image at left to purchase the book on the author's website!

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$29.99

Antique silk embroidered Arts and Crafts butterfly pillow -- oatmeal cotton ground, ticking pillow inside

 

16" X 18"

P28108

1

Item Sold

$115

Arts and Crafts embroidered tea cloth -- sage greens and true red, perfect with Cluny lace

26" X 35"

T32508 1

Item Sold

$185

Antique Embroidered society silk "Basket of Cherries" pillowtop -- rare subject matter and embroidery technique

 

17" X 22"

T32708

1

$145

Arts and Crafts embroidered white linen antique tea cloth or centerpiece -- crisp, three dimensional embroidery

24" X 25"

T046310 1 $90
Embroidered antique satin sewing kit or needle case -- Kensington stitch "Luigie"  be still my heart!

6" X 4.25"

C045510 1 $25
Antique Italian embroidered linen and silk lingerie bag -- hand written provenance in Italian

14.5" X 15.5"

C040310 1 $115
Morning Glories antique society silk embroidered linen centerpiece -- gorgeous work, rare subject

21" diameter

D040211 1

Item Sold

$195
Antique society silk embroidered centerpiece  -- "Champaign Roses"

22.5" Diameter

D040411 1 $48
Antique society silk embroidered linen centerpiece doily, damage-- sold for the embroidery only

15" diameter

D040611 1 $38
Antique linen society silk embroidered centerpiece -- pink roses, petals, gorgeous!

15" diameter

D040911 1

Item Sold

$115
Shaggy mums society silk embroidered linen centerpiece doily -- lovely pinks

20.5" diameter

D041011 1 $65
"Chintz" embroidered antique linen society silk centerpiece doily -- rare square piece

15" square

D041111 1

Item Sold

$45
Antique linen embroidered centerpiece doily -- swirls and curls, lovely!

16" diameter

D041211 1 $60
Wispy embroidered antique linen society silk centerpiece doily -- pink shaggy mums and golden leaves

15.5" diameter

D041611 1

Item Sold

$65
Tiny "Strawberries" embroidered linen society silk doily -- perfect!

7.25" diameter

D044311 1 $22
Early Victorian antique embroidered Bible Cover -- Metallic chenille and silk embroidery, gorgeous

17" X 18"

C37110 1 $125

Antique figural silk damask runner -- chenille and gold metallic embroidery, ball fringes

 

14.5" X 85.5"

R12008

1

$395

Victorian antique silk handkerchief  -- N, sold for the monogram only

16" X 15"

H059610 1 $15
Victorian antique silk handkerchief  -- N, sold for the monogram only

17" X 17.5"

H059710 1 $15
Victorian antique silk handkerchief  -- W, excellent condition (1 tiny speck)

22" X 22.5"

H060110 1 $45
Victorian antique silk handkerchief  -- W, sold for the monogram only

20.5" X 21.5"

H060210 1 $15

Antique embroidered society silk "Grape Leaves" doily

 

10.5" X  8.75"

D32408

1

$22

Antique embroidered satin doily -- "Wild Roses"

 

17" X 8.5"

D30807

1

$65

Arts and Crafts embroidered antique linen centerpiece -- stylized Daisies and Laurel

 

19.5

D30507

1

$35

Antique natural linen runner or valance -- Society silk embroidered roses and huge moths and butterflies

 

24" X 100"

C30207

1

Item Sold

$295

Antique society silk embroidered tea cloth -- split in half to make two runners

 

16.5" X 35"

R09706

2

$75 each

Shabby society silk embroidered antique linen poinsettia doily -- embroidered area in excellent condition, shabby hem

 

10" square

D24805 1 $14
Antique nubby cream linen storage envelope, monogrammed --"Shirtwaists" for the girl who has everything!

11" X 23.5"

C19205 1

Reserved

$48
Vintage embroidered envelope shams and matching bolster -- side opening, gorgeous set!

Pair Pillowcases - 19" X 28"

and

Bolster - 19" X 57"

P038211 Set of 3 $145
Antique society silk embroidered holly doily -- naive embroidery, slightly shabby

9" X 8"

D24005 1 $10
         

Antique chenille embroidered velvet doily -- "H" monogram with lace edge

 

7.75" round

including lace

D046510 1

Item Sold

$48

Antique embroidered linen society silk runner -- "Maple Leaves" gorgeous!

 

17" X 23.5"

R11908

1

Item Sold

$75

Antique embroidered society silk "Maple Leaves" doily / centerpiece set

 

2 Doilies 7" X 7.75"

1 Centerpiece 11" X 11.75"

D32508

3

Item Sold

$85 set

Antique gold velvet pelmet -- perfect and gorgeous embroidered chenille border with silk wrapped ball fringe

17" X 40"

C36910 1

Item Sold

$225

Antique linen society silk embroidered centerpiece doily -- Rare "Morning Glories" with fringe

 

14.5"

D32008

1

Item Sold

$145

Vintage D. Porthault embroidered linen centerpiece -- "Wild Strawberries"

 

14.75" X 16.5"

D32108

1

Item Sold

$95

Antique society silk embroidered linen doily keeper -- "Doylies"

 

8.75" closed

D31808

1

Item Sold

$45

Antique embroidered velvet runner -- gorgeous colors, perfect to hang

 

22" X 48.5"

R11107

1

Item Sold

$375

Vintage Madeira embroidered linen wine mats / doilies -- unused, original label

 

9.5"

D29307

2

2 Sold

$34 each

Antique society silk embroidered "Poppies" centerpiece doily -- perfectly amazing

 

19"

D28106

1

 Item Sold

$165

Antique embroidered wool runner -- sold for the embroidery, gorgeous jewel tones

 

 

R11207

1

Item Sold

$185

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