Antique French Red Curtain Bed Cover & Fabric SET 1840

Antique French Red Curtain Bed Cover & Fabric SET 1840


A beautiful bed curtain set from the 1840’s! Gorgeous red, intricately printed floral textile to use as is or it could be deconstructed for use of this gorgeous fabric!

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This beautiful antique French bedroom set dates c 1840-1850. An absolute BEAUTY! This set uses the most amazing hand block printed fabric of a linen and cotton blend. The colors are; red ground, pinks, blues, gray, browns and dark chocolate brown. This set is comprised of three pieces :

1) CURTAIN :  a wonderful long  curtain with ruffled edge. This curtain isn't backed and uses wonderful long lengths of this stunning fabric. It's mostly hand stitched with later alterations. There are the most extraordinary original brass curtain rings at the top and ties. This curtain once hung as part of a bedding set. I could get lost in the details of this textile!!! 

Measurements : 116 inches long by 84 inches wide 

Condition : there are some small holes, some fading along the edge , some hand mends on the ruffle etc. For it's age it's generally in wonderful condition , however not without the signs of time and use often inherent in these wonderful antiques! I've not washed any of these sets, so they have storage dust, as they are important and I will leave it up to the individual to wash or not if they wish.

2) BED COVER : This fabulous textile is backed in natural cotton and hand stitched. It's GORGEOUS ~ it would make a wonderful bed cover or wonderful too used for making other textiles ~ 

Measurements : 76 inches by 84.5 inches approximately . 

Condition : There is a break in the seam where the stitches came undone, there is gentle fading , unwashed  condition ~ gorgeous! 

3) Curtain panel : A shorter panel, with lots of fabulous fabric! ~ Also with the wonderful rings intact. There are later machine stitches on this piece ~ 

Measurements : 70 inches by 83 inches ~ 

Condition : There are some small holes, some uneven fading etc ~ generally in lovely condition but not without signs of time and use often inherent in these wonderful antiques 

( TT 10987)