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ITEM: MASSIVE pair (2 panels) of curtains (tieback NOT included), bespoke, made to measure for its last home in Laura Ashley's linen union "PELHAM STRIPE" circa 1994 and these mes belles are truly marvellous considering their age! They are also super sized so oodles upon oodles of fabric here should you wish to re-purpose. Professionally made to a superb standard, part hand finished and pattern match is fluid. MASSIVE in its size so could easily lend to splitting down to gain several sets of curtains.
Pencil pleat header with its cords in tact and uncut. CONDITION: Offered in good VINTAGE PRE OWNED condition with the following observations. Fade and dust streaking to the lining as well as spotting and age related marks to some of the streaks. Heavy fade at the leading edge - along the pom-pom edge of the curtains which clever pleating or reverse hanging would help conceal somewhat. The fade does extend to the deep folds of some of the pleats but as the fabric pattern is intentionally colour faded, this is quite hard to pick out when the curtains are hanging.The pom pom does also show fade, some are lighter in colour than others. Dust markings to the underside of the hem and along the reverse header. Some of the slots where the hooks would go in are rather more exhausted than others, affects nil to the curtains use and function as plenty more other hooks to use.
A few isolated scattered markings to the face fabric - I noted more to the leading edges and placed quite low down on the curtains so not immediately visible. The face fabric is superb, the fibres are. And it still has its'newness' feel.
No rips, holes etc etc. Whilst marks can be quantified, smells cannot. This has been sourced from a clean and smoke free home and is stored in the very same condition in mine, BUT you are kindly reminded that this is a PREOWNED set of FABRIC curtains - so for hygiene sake, it is recommended that you clean BEFORE using.
That said, I have just steamed these and there is nothing suspect nor offensive. FABRIC TEXTURE/COLOUR and DESIGN: Heavy weight and most robust linen union fabric that holds slightest knotting and graining along the weave. Screen printed rose blooms decorate the entire face fabric - quite cabbages and roses arranged in tumbling colonnades and with the intentional ebbing of the backing colour to be purposely faded in some parts, these would truly not look out of place in that country manor. Officially the'pale brick' colour way through LA, indeed a real lovely and most muted shade of red that edges to pinks, accents of pale golden delicious apple greens, palest of lemons and creams all on milky white and palest of pale brick alternating backing that if you look carefully is arranged similar to large block stripes. One edge per curtain holds a darling strip of pom pom passementerie from Houlès of Paris giving a lovely bespoke finished look to the curtains.Along one edge per curtain. Fully lined in a good weight cotton blend fabric most often referred to as standard lined. HEADER TYPE: PENCIL pleat header which is a bit more elegant and refined than standard off the peg 3 inch headers in that the pleat. The cords are uncut so the widths of the curtains will adjust FULLY through pulling on the strings. These can be used for both track and pole (with curtain rings) systems. Measurements PER CURTAIN LAID FLAT +/- 2 cm. Width (SIDE TO SIDE) 450 cm or 177.1 inches (taken along the hem BEFORE any gather). Length (TOP TO BOTTOM) 241 cm or 94.8 inches - there is a workable 3 inches in the hem so these could be lengthened, although please note that should you do this, there may be a crease shadow from the previous hemline.
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Everything will be sent tracked & will require a signature. Items should be sent TRACKED and INSURED. Please make sure that they are securely packed, no flimsy plastic carrier bags please to ensure they have a safe journey whilst in transit. The item "LAURA ASHLEY CURTAINS linen PELHAM STRIPE shabby chic CABBAGES ROSES rare HUGE" is in sale since Monday, July 27, 2020.This item is in the category "Home, Furniture & DIY\Curtains, Blinds & Accessories\Curtains & Drapes". The seller is "maison-adoree" and is located in Eure et Loir. This item can be shipped worldwide.