Two rare embroidered silk on silk portraits of a young woman, Kyoto Japan, Taisho period, circa 1920, eyes looking skyward, using a single thread and needle, original lacquer and deep silk frames, a rear metal plaque reads 'ITDA and Co, Takishamaya Kyo
A square Kashmiri Twill shawl, hand woven in multi-coloured palette, with a fringed edge, India, 19th/20th century, a black central medallion with embroidered gates on four sides, feels like wool blend with pashmina, condition: small holes not obvious, 200
A 'hundred boys' embroidered panel, the white silk ground decorated in colours with the auspicious 'hundred boys' joyfully engaged in various pursuits, some flying kites, reading or playing games, others in a 'dragon' procession car
World War I period Embroidery. St George Slaying the dragon. Stitching done in the inside of a kit bag, purportedly by an unknown Italian soldier during World War I. The soldier was said to have fought alongside an Australian soldier in the trenches, after
A fine Cutwork linen Tablecloth and Napkins, mid 20th century, the tablecloth in ecru linen decorated throughout with floral designs and patterns in a range of techniques including embroidery, pulled thread work and tatting, with twelve associated napkins.
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