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GORGEOUS VINTAGE New In Box MARGHAB MADEIRA EMBROIDERY PLACEMAT NAPKIN SET/8 EA
Featured is an absolutely stunning vintage presentation box of Marghab Madeira Embroidery Placemats and Napkins.
Entirely made by hand in Madeira.
This is the Vineyard pattern, in the color Champagne.
There are Eight of each, for a total of SIXTEEN PIECES all together.
The design is a lavish border of embroidered grape clusters, vines, and leaves.
The eight placemats are a sheer cotton margandie - so beautiful.
The eight napkins are a fine linen, with sheer cotton margandie at one corner with the grape embroidery.
The colors are a pale taupe, or oyster, with shades of gold embroidery.
The leaves of the grapes are appliqued and embroidered.
All of the scalloped edges are embroidered with a very fine buttonhole stitch.
There is also a plastic storage sleeve that keeps the set pristine.
Original box and tissue are all included and in good shape. There is a foil label from Halls, a very exclusive store here in Kansas City on the Country Club Plaza.
This set is vintage, but new and never used. It has been carefully stored in all of its wrappings/ribbons. Absolutely pristine. A rare estate find, and breathtakingly beautiful in its detail and workmanship.
One napkin alone in this pattern took 75,000 stitches, and at least a month to complete by the most skilled embroideresses.
This pattern is one of the most sought-after by collecters of fine Madeira embroidery and Marghab linens. And, this set is in mint condition.
Placemats measure 12" by 18"
Napkins are just over 16" square.
I know you will be pleased to own this beautiful and rare set of table linens. It is worthy of a museum. The craftsmanship is stunning.
Thank you for looking, and good luck offerding.
Postage will be by Priority Mail, with signature confirmation.
International postage will be by Registered Priority International.
Payment is due within three (3) days after sale end. If there will be a delay, kindly let me know. I will work with you! I try to be flexible and fair, which is made easier with good communication and manners!
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SHIPPING ON THIS ITEM WILL BE BY PRIORITY MAIL, unless otherwise stated in the description.
I pride myself on speedy shipping! Your purchase will come to you neatly and carefully wrapped. I've never had an item get broken in transit, which attests to the care I take!
FOR INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:
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- Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying.
Your item will be sent FIRST CLASS MAIL INTERNATIONAL, arriving in approximately seven (7) to ten (10) days. In most cases, your item will come to you neatly wrapped in tissue, and inserted in a padded envelope, in order to keep weight to a minimum. (Bulky items will of course require a box, and therefore higher postage.) At my option, I sometimes provide shipping insurance, throught Auctiva. If you have any special shipping requests, please let me know and I will do everything I can to accommodate you.
Terms of Sale
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I live in Independence, Missouri - Harry Truman's home town! I live in an historic 1872 Italianate house, and am always poking around looking for wonderful old or interesting things. But a person can only use so much, right? So I share some of my finds with you! You can be assured that all of my offerings have been chosen with care, wrapped with consideration, and come to you in fine vintage condition!
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