$ 428.00

Antique French Ciel de Lit

19th century handmade ciel de lit (or basket). Handmade during the mid to latter part of the 19th century in France. Tiny pearl and brass beads are stitched to create the beautiful floral and acanthus work. Silk cording boarders around the edge and a sand colored linen sits within. Small white hooks are stitched within for hanging drapes with. Gorgeous above a bed. 
 
- Size : 16 in x 8 in x 6 in 
- Materials : wool, natural dye, pearl, brass, silk, linen
- Provenance : 19the century
- Sourced from : the South
- Made in : France
- Notes : Staples at top/bottom of ciel de lit within the inside of the piece. Does not show on its top. Helps secure the linen to the top needlepoint embroidery when hanging upon a wall.