This gorgeous antique pillow sham was made c.1890. This beautiful piece was sewn entirely by hand. The work is perfect. The fabric is finest lawn in a gently off white shade. It’s accented with handmade French Valenciennes lace inserted in the center of the pillow and bordering the ruffle. An expertly done Appenzell type embroidered monogram adds a decorative element. The back is closed by six fabric covered buttons. This sham is in excellent condition, in fact it seems rarely used. There is a small hole in the lace border as shown. There are a few very light brown storage marks on the back, one blue mark on a back corner. Neither is significant. This has not been washed and will likely lighten overall. The sham measures 26” x 27” plus a 5” ruffle on all sides.
Layaway available for full priced items over $500.
Lawn & French Valenciennes Lace Pillow Sham c1890 Appenzell type Embroidery Monogram Antique Linen