Peta Smyth Antique Textiles

42 Moreton Street

Contact: Joseph Sullivan
+44 (0)20 7630 6898

European textiles of the period from the 16th century to the 19th century. Tapestries, needlework, crewelwork and other embroidery, silks, velvets, appliquéd and printed textiles, curtains, cushions, & passementerie.

A Sino-Portuguese hanging

Of blue silk velvet with appliquéd metal thread embroidery. Mounted on a stretcher.
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An 18th century Deccani floor spread

Embroidered in floss silk and metal thread on a flat quilted cotton ground. Vide: "The Fabric of India", exhibition…
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An 18th century Aubusson tapestry

'La Jeunesse', from the series 'Ages de la vie', based on engravings by Nicolas de Larmessin after the set of four…
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A crewelwork hanging

The linen ground embroidered in chain stitch and bullion knot
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An embroidered orphrey band

Saint Lawrence and Saint Peter. Worked in appliquéd silk and gold thread embroidery, and couched gold thread on…
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A Kutch skirt Length

Embroidered in silk thread chain stitch on a satin ground. A skirt length of similar type is in the collection of the…
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An 18th century Ottoman hanging

The metal thread embroidery appliquéd on burgundy velvet Provenance: The collection of Lord Harlech, Glyn Cywarch,…
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An 18th century embroidered hanging

The woollen ground worked in wool and silk, knotted and couched, and embroidered in various stitches. Vide: Embroidery…
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