This is a stunning hand painted Italian wedding Bedspread / Coverlet. It fits a double bed perfectly or would make a fabulous wall hanging. It's hand painted ona rich cream colored heavy moire taffeta.
It is finished on 3 sides with a triple row of lacy edging with beautifully scalloped silky fringe knotted at the ends. This was most likely aa precious Trousseau piece made is the 1920s. The center medallion is framed with gold scrollwork. The classical image features a young shepherd in the field paying more attention to the lovely maiden than to his sheep.
The smaller images of cherubs, gold scrolls, butterflies, pink roses. & baskets of Forget Me Nots surround the center image. The painted colors are bright and vibrant.
There are no holes rips stains or repairs. No musty or mothball odors. It is shown on a Double bed and measures approx. 120" inches long (100" is fabric with a 10" fringe on each side) by 95" wide.
(85" fabric with a 10" fringe on the bottom edge). Once ironed, it will display beautifully. The item "Vtg 1920's Italian Hand Painted Cream Moire Silk Fringed Bedspread Cherubs Roses" is in sale since Monday, July 30, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Bed & Bath Linens\Bedspreads & Coverlets". The seller is "mellaz0" and is located in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.