Vintage and Antique Linens by Em's Heart

Antique Society Silk Embroidered Pillowtop

"Heart and Roses"

Item Number C24306

Erroneously identified elsewhere as an Arts and Crafts convention, these pillowtop pieces are actually done in the society silk style.  Using the 19th century English Kensington stitch, each piece demonstrates the best techniques for shading and padding in embroidery designs that reflect realistic and natural elements.  Embroidered pillow tops were a favorite of Victorian embroidresses...their colorful patterns and whimsical mottos were cheerful and uplifting additions to everyday decor.

This one is so romantic with two roses in the center of a heart.  The piece was once framed and shows a fade line about 4" from the edge.  This leaves ample room for incorporating the piece into a pillowtop if desired.  The embroidery is richly shaded and beautifully executed.  A rust mark or two are in the wider field beyond the embroidery.  The piece was apparently starched at some point and would benefit from a brief soak before it is finished or framed.  Offered in excellent condition, as described.  c.1880's - 1910  20" X 18"

Item Sold

Antique Victorian society silk embroidered pillowtop, "Heart and Roses"

$125

How To Order

Home • New Listings • Baby • Christmas Holiday Linens • Antique Costume • Doilies and Runners • Handkerchiefs • Kitchen Linens • Antique Lace • Antique Napkins • Cocktail Napkins • Monogrammed Napkins • Notions~Parts~Projects • Other Antiques • Pillowcases & Shams • Pillows • Red White and Blue • Sheets and Coverlets • Tablecloth/Napkin Sets • Tablecloths • Towels • Monogrammed Towels • Museum of Antique Linen • Linen Wash • Care of Antique Linens • Sites of Interest • How to Order • Contact Us • Mental Pause

contact us: lynn@emsheart.com

Lynn Adams

Em's Heart Antique Linens

(864) 430-0372

PO Box 2613 Greer, SC 29652

 

All website content, including but not limited to text, photos, custom colors,

custom forms, borders, buttons, tables and emblems are the sole intellectual property of Lynn Adams

and may not be used or copied without expressed written permission. 

All requests will be considered.  Plagiarism will not be tolerated.

 

2002-2011 Property of Lynn Adams,

Em's Heart LLC All Rights Reserved