Large important tablecloth hand embroidered in pure ecru linen with 12 napkins (13) - Linen - Early 20th century

Description
Large important tablecloth hand embroidered in pure ecru linen with 12 napkins (13) - Linen - Early 20th century
Italy

Beautiful hand-embroidered tablecloth in pure ecru linen, formed by several single squares with different decorations and size of 9x9 cm. They are combined in alternating form.
The first square forming the tablecloth is embroidered on background in fabric with double hemstitch in the centre with an embroidered flower and in three different areas embroidered with outline long and short stitch, stem stitch and Rodi stitch.
The second square is embroidered on openwork with Venice stitch.
The entire tablecloth is trimmed on each side with lace in festoon stitch.
There are 12 napkins with size: 47x47 cm, also made of pure ecru linen.
Also embroidered with ‘overcast stitch’ inside and hemstitch on the edges, and outside all around with openwork stitch, like the tablecloth.
The corner of the napkin has 5 squares (5x5 cm) three of which are made with outline long and short stitch, stem stitch and Rodi stitch, and two made with Venice stitch.

Lot details
No. of items
13
Object
Large important tablecloth hand embroidered in pure ecru linen with 12 napkins
Material
Linen
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
168×258×0 cm
Weight
2 kg
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