Antique Italian religious curtain for altar tabernacle, green silk hand embroidered with silk & gold metallic threads, sequins and trimming

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Description

Antique Italian religious curtain for altar tabernacle, green silk hand embroidered with silk & gold metallic threads, sequins and trimming.

MEASURES:
15 3/4″ (40 cm) wide by 18 1/4″ (46.3 cm) tall + fringes 1″ (2.6 cm) tall. The valance is 7 3/4″ (19.6 cm) tall at sides and 3 3/4″ (9.5 cm) tall in the center, including the fringes.

DESCRIPTION:
Wonderful Italian religious curtain with valance, small size, used for altar tabernacle, dating to the early 1900’s. These kinds of small curtain were used as ornaments for the niche which contained the Sacred Eucharistic Chalice and Host holder.
This lovely curtain is made from green color silk, the front side shows wonderful handmade embroideries with dogroses, grapes and blue cornflowers in silk threads, wheat spikes in gold color metallic threads, in the center there are the embroidered letters I H S, the most common Christogram deriving from the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus, with rays in gold metal sequins. The small curtain is edged with gold color metallic trimming and gold color metallic fringes.

HOW TO USE IT:
Very lovely small religious curtain to collect or to use, perfect to display also in your home decor for example you could use it to embellish a small niche….

CONDITIONS:
Very good antique conditions, colors are wonderful, silk is not dry rot and embroideries are perfect.

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