French Antique Late 1900s Black Taffeta Skirt Trim / Very Long Circular Embellishment/Decoration from Paris / Great for Projects etc

$30.21
+ $14.50 shipping

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$30.21
+ $14.50 shipping
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French Antique Late 1900s Black Taffeta Skirt Trim / Very Long Circular Piece from a "Fonds de Grenier" in Paris

This came out of a box of different items from a "fonds de grenier" (literally found at the back of a Parisian attic). A circular piece of taffeta embellishment that would have adorned the base of a long Victorian skirt. It was probably unpicked from the original garment, everything being saved back in the day for further possible use. Pretty scalloped edges.

It's a delightful bygone piece, ideal for a whole variety of creative sewing projects.

I haven't managed to measure it yet (it's so long!!) but I reckon well over 5m in length (16ft).

I describe my items to the best of my ability but please remember these are antique or vintage items and not every single flaw may be listed, It is part of the charm of bygone times and have had a previous life and could tell many stories. So please take this into consideration - always happy to answer questions, send more photos or provide more details before you make your final decision.

I scour brocantes, vide greniers, auctions, and all sorts of nooks and crannies to find wonderful old French treasures and it is a passion that grows greater by the day. Where I can I give the story behind each item as they too have had a life and are now looking for their own new story ... I love to share my passion and am happy that these long lost items are going to new homes.

Everything is well packaged with bubble wrap and polystyrene chips where necessary. Will send anywhere but please don't hesitate to ask for definite rates as the ones I publish are based on the post office website and not always reliable and will amend the shipping accordingly. I don't charge any extra for shipping (i.e. time etc) and I recycle packaging where possible to help the planet.

IMPORTANT - IF YOUR COUNTRY IS NOT DISPLAYED IN THE SHIPPING PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO I CAN CHECK RATE PRIOR TO CHECKOUT. The "Everywhere Else" box has the highest postage rate so do no hesitate to contact me so I can add your country and change the postage accordinglg. I will send anywhere in the world.

I use an economy courier for France, UK and a large part of mainland Europe (with insurance against loss), for everywhere else I use La Poste however please request definite rates and mention if you would like it sent "signed for" and insured against loss. I have only added shipping for France, UK and the US

Happy to combine postage too - for example the cheapest courier to UK is up to 2kg so can pack quite a lot for the minimum cost. For orders of two items or more a free gift will be included.

Layaway also available. Life is too short to have things out of reach!

Last but not least, please don't hesitate to ask me any questions or for more photos, I am always happy to oblige.


FAQs

All sizes are given in metric and imperial. UK/EU sizes are added where possible.

All items are carefully packaged. I offer a free gift wrapping service using vintage paper and ribbon. Do please ask.

All sizes are given in metric and imperial. UK/EU sizes are added where possible.

All items are carefully packaged. I offer a free gift wrapping service using vintage paper and ribbon. Do please ask.


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