Antique European Decorative Pillows and Textiles
Unique Textile Items
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A lavender sachet/pillow made of a late 17th
century Italian voided velvet of blue silk and
beige satin weave ground. Depicting stylized
fleur-de-lys inside hearts topped by flowers.
Edged with a rare 18th century silk and silver
metal thread galon, finished with a silver metal
fringe. Backed with a blue antique 18th century
French silk velvet.

Size : 6 1/4"" x 11"             Sold         
Price: $195.00          
Item: #UI4215                        

A lavender sachet made from an early
19th century Italian silk brocade with
gold metal threads in a deep raspberry,
depicting pomegranates and scrolls.
Edged with an 18th century silver metal
galon trim and eyelash fringe. Backed
with a 19th century raspberry pink silk
velvet.     (2 available)

Size: 6 3/4" x 10 1/4"      Sold
Price: $150.00
Item: # UI4215-A

A lavender sachet made from a rare
c.1680 fragment of silk bizarre with an
orange silk ground with silk threads of
yellow, blue and silver metallic. Edged
with an equally rare 18th century galon
of woven silk and silver metallic threads,
finished with metallic fringe trim. Backed
with an antique French royal blue silk
velvet.            (3 available)

Size: various sizes
Price: $185.00
Item: #UI4215-B     Sold
A lavender sachet made from an 18th
century striped French bengaline silk
and an 18th century French brilliant
yellow silk bourette. Trimmed with a
19th century French silk and heavy
metal fringe trim. Backed in the same
bengaline striped silk.

Size: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Price: $150.00
Item: #UI5405          Sold

An early 19th century Italian lavender
sachet/pillow of a ribbed grass green
silk with woven metallic florets within an
ogival pattern. Backed with green silk
velvet, finished with a gold metallic cord
and eyelash fringed tassels. (2 available)

Size: 7 1/2" x 10"
Price: $165.00
Item: #UIO137           Sold

Pair of Italian mid 18th century Rococo
walnut chairs that reflects the transition
between the ornate influence of the
Baroque period and that of the
Neoclassical. Open armchair boasts a
cartouche shaped padded back with
carved florets in each corner, fluted legs
and a carved shell at the top so typical
of the era.

Price: $5800.00
Item: # UI4275-1          

A c.1624 English needlework casket
depicting scenes from the life of Venus
worked in colored silks. The top
depicting the judgment of Paris, the
front, back and sides with Venus and
Adonis. The interior is fitted with various
compartments, drawers, some hidden, a
pair of original mercury glass bottles, a
writing tray with ink and pounce pots.
The inside is lined in salmon pink silk,
marbled paper and colored prints
including the sacrifice of Isaac and......

Price: 12,000.00      Sold
Size: L 11 1/4" x W 9 1/4" x H 7 1/2"
Item: #UIM04-07


Late 17th century English needlework
box in superb state of preservation with
brilliantly colored silk floss embroidery
and silver thread trim. Original silver
leafed bun feet and white engraved
metal escutcheon and hinges. The
interior features salmon pink silk and
hand colored engraving lining paper
featuring a couple with dog. There is a
removable tray with two secret drawers,
original mirrors, one inside the lid the
other in the bottom reflecting the couple.

Price: $10,800.00      Sold   
Size: 11 1/2" L x 9" W x 6 3/4" H
Item: #UIJN08-1


A truly outstanding circa 1620
embroidered needlework picture
depicting the Judgment of Solomon
showing Charles I as Solomon, seated
under a canopy/pavilion. The canopy is
worked in silk, chenille and metal
threads with highlights of sequences and
beads. A soldier holds the baby boy
upside down with a mother on either
side of him. The sun in the sky has been
worked with metal threads and
surrounded by a cloud and there’s........

Price: $4725.00         Sold
Size: 10" L x 12" W x 1" D
Item: UI08J-5


A circa 1630 silk floss embroidered
needlework picture depicting the
Judgment of Solomon showing Charles I
as Solomon, seated under a
canopy/pavilion with a soldier holding a
child upside down. The disputing
mothers on other side, the castle in the
background with assorted animal life.
The whole embroidery is surrounded
with green silk fringe. Notice the size of
the animals compared to the human
head, this is due to the fact the people
and animals were originally traced .....

Price: $4225.00         Sold
Size: 14" L x 18" W x 2 1/2" D
Item: #UI08JE-6

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