Diamonds in the Rough: Vintage Linens


I stumbled upon these vintage embroidered linens in an antique shop last month and just had to snatch them up.  At $5 for the pair they were a complete steal! Now I just have to decide whether to simply use them as linens or do something more creative like mat and frame them or maybe even create some one-of-a-kind throw pillows…?  They certainly are in need of some ironing and love, but the turquoise and kelly green combo was irresistible.   Whenever I find things like this I can’t help but wonder who made them and why on earth they gave them up?  I suppose what they say is true, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”  As far as I’m concerned, these are a treasure!


Images by the NEO-tradtionalist.

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