Vintage and Antique Linens by Em's Heart
Antique Ayershire Whitework
Embroidered Net Sleeves
Item Number L06706
Fabulous embroidered net lace and linen sleeves are beautifully adorned with fine Ayershire whitework in a rose and leaf pattern that is richly varied and extends well into the net. The embroidered linen appliqué follows the pattern upward and finishes at the wrist in a perfect "v" formed by an embroidered leaf falls over the back of the hand....oh, soooo romantic!
Each piece is finished with Valenciennes lace at the cuff and top. One sleeve has opened a bit along the seam and needs to be re-sewn....originally intended as an accompaniment to a wedding day ensemble. Cream with age will lighten to creamy white when soaked....an extraordinary piece of hand embroidery and antique costume history. Offered as found, in excellent condition. c.1890 - 1920 13.5" long, 4" at the wrist and 5'5" at the top, measured flat
Pair of antique embroidered net Ayershire whitework wedding sleeves
Em's Heart Antique Linens
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