Rare Lyon 19th Century antique handmade green & gold silk passementerie bead tassle tassel, French country chic, home decoration

Rare Lyon 19th Century antique handmade green & gold silk passementerie bead tassle tassel, French country chic, home decoration

45.00

Beautiful & rare handmade silk passementerie which dates from the mid 19th Century, made in Lyon.

This listing is for four sets

This is a part of a very important passementerie collection that was recently sold at auction and authentic passementerie from this period is becoming extremely rare and hard to find in France

This incredible silk bobble beads is in sumptuous tones of green and golden yellow.

Each bobbin has two silk covered beads. Larger acorn measures 3.2cm in length and 1.3cm at widest point. Larger acorn measures 2.5cm in length and 1.2cm at widest point.
The total length combined is 8cm

Please note these are over 100+ years old but are in good condition if timeworn. One will need to be restored as the thread as come loose.

Both extremely beautiful examples of the French artisan workmanship that was evident in Lyon in the 18th Century.

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