More ideas from Tatiana
♪ 17th century gaming bottom. This is a special purse for use at the gaming table, to hold money or counters. Its style is quite different from other 17th-century purses. The flat, circular base with sides gathered on a drawstring prevented spilling or revealing the contents, and the coat of arms on the bottom identified the owner.

♪ 17th century gaming bottom. This is a special purse for use at the gaming table, to hold money or counters. Its style is quite different from other 17th-century purses. The flat, circular base with sides gathered on a drawstring prevented spilling or revealing the contents, and the coat of arms on the bottom identified the owner.

Screen, Fire (Écran)  Georges Jacob  (1739–1814, master 1765)  Maker: Fabric panel in the style of Philippe de Lasalle (1723–1804) Date: ca. 1786 Culture: French (Paris) Medium: Carved, gilded and silvered beechwood; eighteenth-century silk brocade (not original to frame) Dimensions: 42 x 26-3/4 x 16-1/4 in. (106.7 x 67.9 x 41.3 cm) Classification: Woodwork-Furniture Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1971 Accession Number: 1971.206.16

Fire screen (écran) Maker: Georges Jacob (French, Maker: Fabric panel in the style of Philippe de Lasalle (French, Date: ca. 1786 Culture: French, Paris Medium: Carved, gilded and silvered beech; silk brocade (not original to frame) Accession Number:

Antique French childs dress - Women's Fashion For You

Antique French child's dress with pintucks and chemical lace, which was produced by coating the underlying fabric with a chemical that allowed it to dissolve whilst leaving the lace pattern intact. Every stitch on this dress is done by hand ca.