Rare Welsh Carthen/Blanket

 

Rare Welsh  hand woven three fringed carthen from Penwern Mill, Cribyn just outside Lampeter in Ceredigion.

Woven C1920 in characteristic reverse twill with contrasting stripes of violet, emerald green & rich red against the natural undyed cream. It has a spectacular border along both long fringed sides & criss crossing the warp ends in dark reds and greens  – altogether a real beauty.

A soft 2 ply yarn. Pure wool and   86 x 75 inches

There is a small but well executed darn on one edge  but well matched and not at all obvious,

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Rare Antique Welsh Narrow Loom Carthen/Blanket

 

Rare antique Welsh  narrow loom carthen/blanket. Woven in heavy weight 2 ply yarn with thick fringes on two sides. Woven in two pieces on a narrow loom & hand sewn together to create a bigger bedcover and dates from the late 19th century 1890/1900 . Possibly Ammanford area.

It has a complicated design consisting of some weft facing overcheck. A ground colour in natural cream & sand in a plain weave with overshot squares using a reverse twill as well as a raised plain weave in tram lines and lovely  thick fringes.  This is a skilfully woven pattern with detail in duck egg blue and soft chocolate browns. It measures 72 x 86 inches excluding Fringes

 

 

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Vintage Welsh Blanket Derw Mill- Lilac

Vintage Welsh blanket made by Derw Mill in the 1950’s. Beautifully soft 100% wool in pastel shades – lilac with pink. ivory and pale turquoise tramline check & pale lilac blanket stitch on the top and bottom edges. Condition is excellent .
Measures 88 x 72 inches
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Vintage Welsh Blanket Derw Mill – Check

Beautiful Vintage Welsh  blanket made in the 1950’s by Derw Mill in apple green, salmon pink and ivory with a green and pink over check 7 apple green blanket stitch top and bottom. This blanket is 10% wool in excellent condition.

Measures   88  x 72 inches

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Vintage Welsh Blanket- Gwili Mill Carthen

Lovely vintage Welsh blanket/carthen from Gwili Mill in the 1950’s. This is a striking colourway in a soft chocolate brown ground with alternate emerald green and burgundy bands edged with stripes of tiny black dots. the cross bands are a fresh orange edged with cream   and the blanket stitching is green. The fringes are brown & orange.

It is in excellent condition and does not seem to have been used.

Measures

72 x 82 inches

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Price: £85.00

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