Bedspread (1) - Linen - Early 20th century

Description
Bedspread (1) - Linen - Early 20th century
Italy

Very rare and museum-worthy bedspread from Burano, Venice, in 100% pure fine linen, completely and skilfully handmade with embroideries, 9 bunches and butterflies in 10 bunches. The Burano embroideries are exceptional works of art that date back to the 16th century and are among the most famous all over the world. This is a centuries-old tradition.
Description: the lot has many decorations and points that required a great technical execution skill. Work made by several embroiderers and long-term work time.
NEW item from 1960 ca., never used, in excellent condition as per photos. The last few photos show the back of the handiwork.
There are small signs of ageing as shown in photos, not very visible.
Size: 270 X 240 cm. Natural ecru colour.
Express shipping with tracking number and insurance. Delivery according to the buyer’s country.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Bedspread
Material
Linen
Designer/ Artist
Ricamatrici Burano di Venezia
Model/ Name
A Grappoli
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
As new - unused
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