Bonnes Herbes Cotton Quilt French Late 18thC

S/N:KP667

  • £600.00
  • €648 Euro
  • $765 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Bonnes Herbes Cotton Quilt French Late 18thC

KATHARINE POLE
Gorgeous French late 18th/early 19th century 'bonnes herbes' block printed cotton quilt.A 'bonnet herbs' is a dense design of small scale flowers and leaves, this one originally a fichu or mouchoir de cou with larger beautifully coloured tulip and other flowers round the edges.It is bordered by a thin indigo woven stripe and red cotton.
The centre of the quilt is in a good condition and measures 108cm x 100cm
The red border less so with old repairs and in places the wool padding is showing through.
The reverse is in poor condition.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 153cm (60.24in)
  • W: 138cm (54.33in)

Period: 

1790s

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KATHARINE POLE

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Katharine Pole specialises in French antique textiles and is based in London with her showroom open by appointment.

Katharine shows regularly at fairs in London, where you can also meet her and view her items.

Magazines that have featured her work include World of Interiors, House and Gardens, Homes and Gardens, Country Living, Elle Deco and Period Living.

“A unique touch. Katharine Pole offers a delightful selection of French-sourced antiques and textiles.”
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