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ANTIQUE FRENCH HAND LOOMED LINEN GRAINSACK PILLOW

THIS PILLOW IS MADE WITH ANTIQUE GRAINSACK, A WARM BEIGE, WITH NAVY BLUE STRIPES, TEXTURED BUT SOFT TO TOUCH

I HAVE USED TWO PIECES OF THE SAME GRAINSACK TO FORM THE DESIGN AND INSET WITH VINTAGE FRENCH MATTRESS TICKING IN NAVY, FRENCH BLUE AND STONE WHITE

THE PILLOW IS BACKED WITH SOFT BEIGE COLORED ANTIQUE FRENCH HAND LOOMED LINEN.

THE PILLOW MEASURES 22" x 15" AND IS SHOWN WITH A STANDARD 24" X 16" INSERT
(INSERT NOT INCLUDED)


ALL SEAMS ARE TRIPLE STITCHED FOR EXTRA STRENGTH AND DURABILITY AND THE PILLOW IS LINED TO PROVIDE A PROFESSIONAL FINISH

l always combine shipping and if the costs are less
than I anticipate I will refund the difference


HISTORICALLY, LINEN GRAIN SACKS WERE PRODUCED ON THE FARM USING TRADITIONAL METHODS

AN AREA OF LAND WOULD BE SET ASIDE FOR GROWING HEMP OR FLAX

IT WOULD BE HARVESTED, SOAKED TO LOOSEN THE FIBERS, CLEANED AND THEN SPUN INTO THREAD

THESE THEN WOULD HAVE BEEN PATIENTLY HANDWOVEN AND MADE UP BY HAND

TO INDICATE WHICH FARM THEY COME FROM THESE SACKS WERE OFTEN WOVEN WITH COLOURED STRIPES,

RED, BLUE, INDIGO, BROWN, ROSE, CARAMEL ................



TO ENSURE THE FARMER GOT HIS OWN SACKS BACK FROM THE MILL

THE LADIES WOULD OFTEN HAND EMBROIDER THEIR INITIALS ON THEM



THE SACKS I USE ALL FOUND HERE IN FRANCE ALL AT LEAST 80 TO 100 YEARS OLD



PERFECT FOR YOUR COUNTRY STYLED HOME

A TOUCH OF FRENCH INSPIRATION

FRENCH LINEN GRAINSACK & Vintage French Mattress Ticking country farmhouse pillow.cushion, beach, coastal, blue stripes

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: cotton, felt, french linen, french grainsack, french ticking, vintage grain sack, vintage ticking, LINEN, GRAINSACK, TICKING, handloomed, antique linen, vintage linen
  • Feedback: 65 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Leeds, United Kingdom
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