1950 Tablecloth Rectangular table cover "filet" or embroidered net - Cotton

Description
1950 Tablecloth Rectangular table cover "filet" or embroidered net - Cotton
Italy - 1950

A true work of art made with filet and embroidery.
Italian 1950s vintage new table cover tablecloth, with filet working or embroidered mesh, weave and warp in cotton (100% cotton)

A museum-worthy piece of exceptional rarity, a rare work.

Item of exceptional workmanship. Wonderful!

Size: 160 x 220

Weaving:
 Mesh embroidery is a very old technique, it began spreading with filling points only in the early 16th century up to the mid-17th century when it disappeared from inventories. However, in Germany it was reintroduced in pattern books up to 1750.
Lace with "filet" or embroidered mesh is truly like a fishing net: the most widespread technique, which is still employed today, features a special needle called Modano.

Once completed according to the desired size, the mesh is placed on a loom and turned into lace with needle stitching: the spaces of the mesh are filled with various embroidery stitches according to a design. Back then the mesh was also on the loom, but this technique is uncommon today.

Lot details
Object
1950 Tablecloth Rectangular table cover "filet" or embroidered net
Material
Cotton
Estimated Period
1950
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
As new - unused
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