floor felt

Rectangular wedding floor felt decorated with an embroidered cream centre, and red border. The seam between the panel and the border is concealed under an applied orange braid. The panel is decorated with a central motif with a square centre, flanked by motifs with a circular centre. The border is decorated with smaller motifs in single colours of white, grey, black, pink and orange. The backing consists of smaller sections of cream-coloured tabby-woven cotton textile,at least one damask, which have been sewn together. The outside edge has been secured with a double braid of black horsehair.

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