18TH CENTURY SILK PELMET , BEAUTIFUL OLD SILKS

AN 18TH CENTURY SILK PELMET MADE FROM SILK TAFFETA AND CHINE SILKS IN BEAUTIFUL MUTES GREENS AND YELLOWS . THE PELMET IS 2 YARDS LONG BY 17 INCHES AT ITS WIDEST POINT , IT COULD DO WITH WASHING OR GENTLY SOAKING TO REMOVE SURFACE DIRT. SOME SHATTERING OF THE SILK ESPECIALLY THE YELLOW AREA.REALLY VERY LOVELY , A LOT OF THE FABRIC IS STILL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR ITS AGE . FRENCH CIRCA 1750 . BACKED WITH HAND SPUN COTTON AND PART WAY BACKED WITH SILK .