Antique Belgian scenic hanging tapestry, circa 1850. This was probably among a young gentleman's mementos of his Grand Tour of the Continent. The bucolic scene depicts a pair of lovers concealed in the forest as hunters pass by. Excellent condition. Measures 49 x 67 inches. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Early American folk art sampler dated 1839. The center medallion reads "18 APD 39." Very good condition, nicely framed, never glued down. The design includes birds, flowers, potted trees, fruit baskets, angels, roosters, and an upper central figure holding a liberty pole, a symbol of liberty, freedom and independence. Marked GPD top left, TPN top right, TDB lower left, CK lower right. Highly detailed with neat, evenly stitched needlepoint in a balanced overall design including borders. Measures 20 inches square.
Vintage original Stetson Oilman sable hat, size 6 and 7/8ths. In the original box. Circa 1960-70. Nearly new condition, lightly worn, well cared for.
Vintage Heriz oriental carpet with beautiful soft reds, blue and rare green colors. Wonderful quality, excellent condition. Measures 106 x 73.5 inches or 8.9 feet long by by 6.1 feet wide.
Indian Embroideries by John Irwin and Margaret Hall. First edition published in 1973 by S. R. Bastikar for the Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad, India. This is the 2nd in a series of 3 volumes published of the entire collections of the Calico Museum. Mr. Irwin was the Keeper of the Oriental Dept., Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Beautiful plates. Good condition, with original dust cover. Measures 9 x 11.5 inches.