The Art Of Beautiful Needlework ~ A Spanish Drawn Needle Lace Tablecloth

This gorgeous vintage tablecloth was uncovered at an estate sale.  Still wrapped and folded with care, the cloth was a beauty to behold when discovered.  It is a handmade Spanish drawn needlelace tablecloth, or possibly a bedspread, measuring 65" wide x 102" long.  A very impressive size. The linen cloth is made of several different motifs, all put together into an extraordinar...

From The Sold Gallery ~ A Vintage Fabulous Hardanger Bedspread

Here is one FABULOUS 1920's bedspread! It incorporates lovely sprays of jewel tone flowers tied with sun gold ribbon bows embroidered on 22-count cloth fabric. Not only is the embroidery work absolutely stunning it also shares the limelight with insets and a complete border of Hardanger embroidery. Still, the show does not stop here.   Taking to the center stage, is a large round darn...