Rare and exceptional Heirloom Vintage Madeira Hand Embroidered Blue & White Placemat Set of the finest luxury quality. A thrilling addition to the collection of any discriminating collector, these are liberally covered with hand embroidered floral designs in classic blue embroidery stitching.
Amazing hand worked embroidery flowers on sheer organdy, with fine workmanship and a border in superb design of scalloped organdy applique of the highest caliber. Simply not produced anymore, and even in their time these were rare and exceptional. Around the borders the magnificent placemats are entirely encrusted with handwork in the most exceptional designs, florals, leaves, openwork centers, satin stitched leaves, and shadow work.
Sublime to set your most gorgeous table, especially if you have a collection of antique blue & white dishes, or all white. Once in a life time find, to pass down to future generations in your family. In beautiful vintage condition, with very faint spots as shown on one mat, which is almost impossible to see. The photos do not even begin to show the elegance and decorative style of these treasures. Sold in a set of six.