is 4.30am and I'm sitting in my study with a coffee to try and get rid
of the last dregs of sleep. I had to go to bed at 6pm last night as the
streaming cold that troubled me all day just got the better of me.
There's only so much sleep a girl can
have in one night. So here I am and thought I'd start work as I have to
take mum for a biopsy this morning, out of the door at 8am even though
the appointment isn't until 10am. Why is it that there is never enough
parking spaces for anyone at hospitals?
Anyway back to
business. At 7am there will be four wonderful antique fragments of
French toile fabric going on to the website. I'll write a description
for you underneath each photo and you will be able to find them at www.ragrescue.co.uk in the 'Larger fabrics' section.
French Toile de Jouy fabric of Don Quixote - Jan8 A lovely French manufactured Toile de Jouy named Don Quichotte (Don Quixote).
A lovely pale lavender colouring on patinated ivory and with gently faded vignettes. Probably late 19th century. £12.00
38cms x 21.5/22cms 15" x 8.5"/8.7"
Antique French red toile fragment - FB 9 A sphinx type character in a circular cartouche with grape vines above.
Great design for adding to a cushion/pillow or bag. 16cms x 15cms 6.3" x 5.9"
2 available at £5.50 each
A fragment of Antique French toile fabric - FB6 Lovely design of geese? on this fragment of antique French toile fabric.
14cms x 15/16cms 5.5" x 5.9"/6.29 £7.50
Antique French red toile fabric - FB13 Lovely design of a donkey waiting to unload his heavy back pack from the rowing boat.
Today I have placed some vitnage and antique
fabric strip rolls onto the website. Two of the four strip rolls have
now sold out but here is a French vintage fabric strip roll from c.1890.
It has lovely pink and blue flowers and trailing ribbons. Wonderfully
shabby chic. I have a number of these of differing lengths so when this
one sells I'll update.
This piece is 1.17m/46" long x 11.5cms/4.5" wide
Another fabric strip roll at Rag Rescue. French vintage fabric strip roll - FB4 I couldn't resist buying this strip roll as it has great French stamps on it and it is frayed along the edge like a ribbon.
The strip roll is 1.1m /43.3"long x 15cms/5.9" wide 2 available at £6.50 each.