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Vintage & Antique Textiles

Appenzell Embroidery

View this beautiful video about the embroidery of Appenzell, Switzerland.  It's easy to unserstand how treasured this art form still is today.


Marghab Embroidery Pattern Reference

Although Cynthia's Linen Room is no longer active on the web, she has left the Marghab reference section active for collectors to use as reference.  Thank you Cynthia!

Marghab Linens were produced in Madeira, Portugal between 1934-1984 and were marketed as some of the finest embroidery of the time. 


Quaker Lace

Pattern Identification

Pinterest Board

This board is owned by Diane M.  She has a nice "catalog" of Quaker Lace tablecloth patterns.  Find her board here:


Vintage Tablecloth Lovers Club

This club has been on the web since 2002 "... to promote the education and appreciation of these pieces of "Kitchen Textile Art" from our past".  There's lots of resources on their website and fun posts on their Facebook page.



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Linen Cottage is an antique and vintage linens dealer based in N Ft Myers Florida selling across many online platforms and at local vintage and antique shows and events. 

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