Antique Embroidered Glass Bead Shawl - Velvet, Chenille, Glass - Late 19th century

Description
Antique Embroidered Glass Bead Shawl - Velvet, Chenille, Glass - Late 19th century
France

Beautiful French antique shawl.

The shawl dates to approximately 1890. It is handmade using black velvet of which is exquisitely embroidered wnd decorated with fine glass elongated black beads. Finished with chenille tassles.

The shawl has a loosley handstitched backing material.

The shawl measures 88cm wide to the widest points. 28cm high (top middle to the bottom middle not including tassles). The sides measure 70.5cm bottom middle to the top.

The item remains in very good condition.

Lot details
Object
Antique Embroidered Glass Bead Shawl
Material
Velvet, Chenille, Glass
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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