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Vintage Shawls and Quilts

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By Pauline Weston Thomas for Fashion-Era.com

 

Collecting Vintage Shawls and Quilts

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If, like me you love clothes past and present, you're only a step away from seeing the possibilities of using textiles of all eras to decorate today's homes.  In vintage terms these textiles include old lace and linen, shawls and quilts.  In addition to garments, Candy Shiveley of contentmentfarm.com sells wonderful Paisley, Kashmir and Chinese piano style shawls as well as exquisite lace stoles.  She also sells marvellous antique patchwork quilts all perfect for interior enhancement and none need to be fitted to the body!  All can be artfully draped over sofas, pianos and tables or hung as works of art or even used as originally intended for warmth on a chilly evening!

Contentmentfarm.com Shawls of All Styles

 Shawl with ornate paisley pattern border from contentmentfarm.com Vintage Embroidered Canton Piano Shaw  from Contentmentfarm.com Vintage Shawl with pattern stripes from contentmentfarm.com Vintage Chantilly Lace Stole from Contentmentfarm.com

Paisley, Kashmir, Chinese piano shawls and a late Victorian black Chantilly lace stole.

Images by arrangement with  www.contentmentfarmantiques.com/

 So whatever your size you can still become a passionate collector of antique and vintage textiles.

Contentmentfarm.com Patchwork Quilts.

Vintage Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfarm.com Vintage Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfarm.com Vintage Log Cabin Reds Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfarm.com Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfram.com Antiques.
Vintage Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfarm.com

Traditional American authentic Vintage Patchwork Quilts from contentmentfarm.com. The end red and green quilt -> reminds me of a famous Baltimore quilt that used to be at the American Museum in Bath.

Vintage Red and Green Patchwork Quilt from Contentmentfarm.com

Images by arrangement with www.contentmentfarmantiques.com/

Along with vintage quilts at www.contentmentfarm.com , you will also find vintage table linen and lace goods.  The range and variety of vintage textiles to collect is vast.

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