English Elizabethan textile fragment

An English Elizabethan textile fragment complete loom width ca 1580. Precursor to crewel work with embroidered white floss silk ground not woven silk. Embroidery wool on jute backing. Note Elizabethan roses and Ottoman tulips found on Turkey work carpets of the period Exhibitor Andy Lloyd

Yomud main carpet ca 1860

detail of a rare and complete Yomud main carpet ca 1860. This secondary gul is found on only two other carpets (one in the de Young museum San Francisco )neither of which have c-gul centres to the main gul. I will be exhibiting this carpet exclusively at the ARTS show … read more