Antique ribbon sample collection silver, gold & laurel green. wheat, embroidered spitfire, instant, metal, textile art project, mixed media

Antique ribbon sample collection silver, gold & laurel green. wheat, embroidered spitfire, instant, metal, textile art project, mixed media

50.00

Treasured collection of antique french jacquard ribbons dating from 1880 - 1940, made in St. Etienne, the world home of ribbon making.

These beautiful samples or echantillons in French were originally cut and used in salesmans books.

They are timeworn but still hauntingly beautiful.

Details:

Ribbon 1: Incredible 1890s ribbon grey silk band with beautiful silver thread embroidered spitfire airplane motif. In timeworn condition, with tears. The spitfire motif is perfectly entact and you could cut around it if you so wish. Ribbon measures 15.5cm by 5cm

Ribbon 2: Incredible antique jacquard ribbon in timeworn condition but featuring rare silver metal embroidery. Wonderful patina it measures 14cm x 5cm, dates 1880s.

Ribbon 3: Very old Laurel green antique jacquard ribbon featuring rare silver metal embroidery with two sheafs of wheat motif . In timeworn condition, with tears. The sheafs of wheat are perfectly entact and you could cut around it if you so wish. it measures 11cm x 6.5cm

Ribbon 4: Antique French rococo trim, hand sewn with silver and gold ribbon rosettes , it measures 70cm x .5cm

Ribbon 5: Thick antique gold metal cord, measures 14cm long and 6cm wide.

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