An exceptional Early 19th Century Patchwork Quilt is to star in Tennants Auctioneers’ Costume, Accessories and Textiles Sale on 21st August, estimated to sell for £3,000-5,000 (plus buyer’s premium). The rare quilt incorporates pieces of an 18th century textile, beautifully embroidered with floral sprigs and flower heads. The 18th century embroidery is in remarkable condition, retaining its vivid colour and fine stitching.
Also expected to attract interest from international buyers is a Late 19th/Early 20th Century Suzani, a decoratively embroidered tribal textile originating from Central Asia (estimate: £300-500). This particular example bears a fabric label for Ganeshi Lall & Son, a family run jewellers and embroiderers who have been established in India since 1845. Further embroidered lots of note include an 18th Century Needlework Embroidery of a Young Girl, who is depicting holding a cornucopia (estimate: £300-500) and a Late 19th Century Wall Panel embroidered with a depicting a river surrounded by trees with a huntsman and his dog shooting bustards (estimate: £300-500).