This rare antique French appliqué is a masterfull creation of the embroiderers' art. It is a small 3 3/4 by 2 1/2 inches in a palette of ivory,cream and cafe latte. Center of applique is embroidered with raised cotton ribbon flowers with silky threads on a delicate cotton net with motifs of flowers and leaves outlined in delicate black stitches. The appliqué is completely hand embroidered and bordered with embroidered satin stitch with gold metal thread detail. This appliqué would make a superb headpiece for an Edwardian/1920's costume if ribbon was added. Excellent unused antique condition. Price is for one appliqué.