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Vintage French Metis Linen Monogrammed Dowry Sheet


Code: 10861

A lovely Vintage French Metis Linen Sheet  dating from the very early 20th Century. B eautifully hand embroidered in thick raised stiching with the initials GM entwined with flower stems  with a drawn thread-work hem.

In excellent condition, very nice thick metis with lots of texture.

184cm x 263cm, the initials measure 15cm high max

Weight: 1kg

Metis is a mixture of linen and cotton and is the traditional French sheeting fabric.  Beautifully tactile, it improves with use and will last a lifetime.

These sheets were traditionally embroidered as part of a bride's trousseau - this particular sheet comes from S.W. France