Fine Quality applique is hand sewn and embroidered with soutache, cords and silk threads.There are lace fillings, padded buttonhole stitched flower centers and flower, leaf and other motifs. The four petaled flowers measure 1 1/4 of an inch each. Dimension of the applique is 18 inches long and 7 inches at its widest point.
These applique’s may be easily separated into 5 smaller motifs for embellishing hats and costumes.
These date between 1890 and 1910 and were made in France.
Excellent unused condition with some loose stitches and a very occasional darker patina mentioned for accuracy.
Price is for one applique.