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SEWING, NOTIONS, FABRIC, TRIMS > RIBBONS, TRIMS & EMBELLISHMENTS > PAGE 3

3g ~ Fine Antique French Rose Gold Metallic Lame Ribbon ~ 3+ Yards
3g ~ Fine Antique French Rose Gold Metallic Lame Ribbon ~ 3+ Yards

Material:  Gold Metal Metallic Lame
Origin:  France
Age:  1900 - 1920s
Type:  Single Sided
Color: Rich old rose gold
Size:  Length ~  112 inches = 3 yards & 4 inches = 3.11 yards
         Width ~ 1 & 1/4 inches = 1.25 inches
Quantity:  1 continuous length

A divine antique / vintage metallic rosy gold lame French ribbon dating to the later 19th century Victorian, or earlier 20th century Belle Epoque / Edwardian / Art Deco era.
This long unused length of passementerie ribbon is finely woven, with wonderful luster and sheen.  I would classify this as a single sided ribbon, but the front and back do appear very similar (the reverse is just the barest hint darker gold in color and a  bit less metallic than the front) making this a very versatile trim.  High metal thread content, mixed with what appears to be a fine cotton weft, gives the ribbon good body and weight, yet it is finely woven, so is quite supple and pliable, making it easy to gather, but may kink with a sharp fold.  Perfect for ribbonwork flowers or other projects requiring authentic period trims.
This is very high quality, tightly woven, substantial ribbon made of very fine gold metal stock, with nicely finished, smooth edges running the length; unfinished on the two short cut sides, with some expected even minor fraying.
The color on this ribbon is really wonderful and somewhat different than usually found.  It is a rich old, mellow gold with a hint of rose or copper hue, that was extremely difficult to capture accurately, but on my monitor at least, appears to be depicted well in the above images, with the exception that the ribbon back appears more yellow when in fact it is not.  Happily, this ribbon trim does not appear to have oxidized in color, or tarnished, as many antique gold metallic textiles do, rather I believe it appears very much as it did when made, 100 or so years ago; rich, mellow and divine.
The ribbon is in exceptionally nice unused antique/vintage estate condition, with very consistent rich rose gold color and superb luster, free of fading, stains, spots, or discoloration and no snags, picks, holes or other problems.  A gentle tug and pull test confirms the ribbon remains quite strong and sturdy.  I see no weak areas or other signs of textile distress.
A divine confection of antique metallic lame ribbon, almost three yards in length;  perfect for clothing, millinery, boudoir vanity items, French Fashion & Bebe doll dressing, furnishings, pillows, interior design, period restorations and other projects, dressmakers, milliners, designers, etc.
We have more antique and vintage metallic ribbons, lace, trims and passementerie available on our web site in the Sewing & Notions & Fabric Category.

3g ~ Fine Antique French Rose Gold Metallic Lame Ribbon ~ 3+ Yards

$ 69.00

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