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Vintage Chinese Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Mid-20th century Chinese embroidery with birds and flowers and beautiful colors. Entirely hand embroidered with silk on silk foundation.
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Textiles

Materials

Silk

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H 17.33 in. W 55.12 in. D 0.4 in.
"Swan Chair", Needlepoint Embroidery Vintage Object Sculpture, Textile Art
By Ulla-Stina Wikander
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This found object sculpture titled "Swan Chair" is an original artwork by Ulla-Stina Wikander made from needlepoint embroidery and vintage object. Her intricate textile constructions...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Thread, Found Objects

Large Vintage Colorful Suzani Embroidery Lumbar Pillow from Uzbekistan
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large vintage colorful Suzani embroidery lumbar pillow red with colorful threads. A reddish embroidered pillow with flower motifs in shades of black, red, yellow, white, magenta, ke...
Category

Early 20th Century Uzbek Suzani More Folk Art

Materials

Cotton, Cotton

Vintage Manila Shawl, Tablecloth Chinese Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Very beautiful Manila embroidery with a Chinese style and beautiful floral design, entirely hand embroidered with silk on silk foundation.  
Category

Mid-20th Century Philippine Chinoiserie Textiles

Materials

Silk

Vintage Manila Shawl, Tablecloth Chinese Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Beautiful vintage Manila Chinese shawl embroidery, entirely hand embroidered with silk on silk, very decorative for shawl or tablecloth, circa 1930 good conditions.
Category

Early 20th Century Philippine Chinoiserie Textiles

Materials

Silk

Throw Pillow with Vintage Indian Embroidery
Located in Chicago, IL
This pillow's creator starts from a place of traditional patterning. The artisan selects fine examples of Asian textiles to attach to linen backs and create down-filled works of art....
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Indian Textiles

Materials

Linen, Silk, Down

garden - love narrative embroidery on vintage fabric with a woman
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Pretty Vintage Framed Embroidery of Cherry Blossoms
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Pretty crewel work piece of art depicting lovely composition of two birds and cherry blossoms elegantly matted and framed.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Decorative Art

Materials

Textile

Japanese Kokuyo Silk Embroidery Vintage Wedding Photo Album
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Japanese Kokuyo silk embroidery photo album. Beautiful rich red silk fabric with flying white cranes Absolutely beautiful vintage wedding day album by Japanese company "Kokuyo". ...
Category

Late 20th Century Japanese Japonisme More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Silk

B- Story - love narrative embroidery pink thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

#covidkiss - love narrative embroidery with a kissing couple on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Fabric

Our Spring - love narrative embroidery with flowers on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Throw Pillow with Vintage Central Asian Embroidery
Located in Chicago, IL
Created by one of our local artisans, this down-filled throw pillow is decorated with a repurposed panel of vintage central Asian embroidery. Contrasted by a cool grey linen backing,...
Category

Early 20th Century Central Asian Textiles

Materials

Fabric, Down

Japanese Kokuyo White Silk Embroidery Vintage Wedding Photo Album
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Japanese Kokuyo white and silver silk embroidery photo album. Beautiful rich red silk fabric with flying white cranes Absolutely beautiful vintage wedding day album by Japanese com...
Category

Late 20th Century Japanese Japonisme More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Silk

Pandemic dating - love narrative embroidery black thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Much Happier - love narrative embroidery black thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Fabric

Love Circle - love narrative embroidery white and pink on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Sunsoak, 2020, wire embroidery, vintage bamboo hoop, oyster shells, earth tones
By Jacie Jane D'Agostino
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Sunsoak, 2020, wire embroidery, vintage bamboo hoop, oyster shells, earth tones. An innovative sculptural embroidery work by Jacie Jane with major beach vibes. Four beautiful, sunso...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Stone, Copper, Wire

Wonderful Vintage Long Manila Shawl Scarf Chinese Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Very beautiful vintage silk embroidery for scarf or shawl, from Manila, made at Chinese embroidery, beautiful Chinese design, entirely hand embroidered with silk on silk foundation. ...
Category

Early 20th Century Philippine Chinoiserie Textiles

Materials

Silk

Wonderful Vintage Manila Shawl, Long Scarf Chinese Embroidery
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Very beautiful vintage long silk embroidery for scarf, from Manila, made at Chinese embroidery, beautiful Chinese design, entirely hand embroidered with silk on silk foundation. Perf...
Category

Early 20th Century Philippine Chinoiserie Textiles

Materials

Silk

Zoom wedding - love narrative embroidery with mixed couple on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

"Generations", Surrealism, Colorful, Rainbow Embroidery on Vintage Photograph
By Han Cao
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This brightly colored mixed media artwork titled "Generations" is an original artwork by Han Cao made of embroidery thread, vintage photograph, and tape. Han Cao hand embroidered wit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Thread, Tape, Found Objects, Photographic Paper

Vintage Uzbak Suzani Embroidery, Hand Knotted, circa 1950s
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Vintage Uzbak Suzani Embroidery, hand knotted, circa 1950s Design: Floral Suzani is a type of embroidered and decorative tribal textile made in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan a...
Category

Vintage 1950s Uzbek Suzani Textiles

Materials

Wool

Kiss with masks - love narrative embroidery black thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

We fell in love during quarantine- love narrative embroidery on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Seeds of Love - love narrative embroidery with flowers on beige vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Heart - love narrative embroidery with blue red beads on brown vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Fabric

Our Love is - love narrative embroidery with beads on beige vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Our Love Blooms - love narrative embroidery with flowers on beige vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Across the Room - love narrative embroidery with couple on beige vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Hold Your Hand - love narrative embroidery with couple on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Vintage Swedish Framed Embroidery of a Native Woman in a Tropical Environment
Located in Stockholm, SE
Vintage Swedish framed embroidery of a native woman in a tropical environment. A "Bloomsbury" bohemian style embroidery made in the 1940s. A dreamy kind of scene emerge from an unkno...
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Bohemian Decorative Art

Materials

Wool, Cotton

All Our Love - love narrative embroidery white and pink on grey vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

All the Love - love narrative embroidery white and pink on grey vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Vintage Suzani Embroidery in Teal Background with Yellow Pink Turquoise
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Suzani Embroidery in teal background with yellow, pink turquoise and adorned with sequins. "Suzani" means needlework and these embroideries are some of the most characterist...
Category

Mid-20th Century Uzbek Suzani Textiles

Materials

Fabric

Vintage Suzani Embroidery in Teal Background with Yellow Pink Turquoise
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Suzani embroidery in teal background with yellow, pink turquoise and adorned with sequins. "Suzani" means needlework and these embroideries are some of the most characterist...
Category

Mid-20th Century Uzbek Suzani Textiles

Materials

Fabric

Fine Vintage Japanese Furisode Kimono with Yuzen Dyes and Embroidery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A silk Japanese furisode Kimono with fine decoration, circa 1920s-1940s. The furisode was made with a light almond-color silk and red cotton lining. It was profusely decorated with Y...
Category

20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

Materials

Cotton, Silk

Vintage Wedding Shawl with Metal Thread Embroidery, India, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage wedding shawl with metal thread embroidery. India, mid-20th century. Condition: Good Dimensions: 91 inches long by 43 inches wide.
Category

Mid-20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Textiles

Materials

Metallic Thread

Edwardian Silk Art Deco Vintage Robe or Coat Extraordinary Fine Embroidery
Located in Portland, OR
This gorgeous late teens or early 1920's vintage silk robe comes from an estate of antique Asian textiles and clothing I handled a while back. This has the feel of an art deco kimon...
Category

1910s Coats and Outerwear

Dawning - Abstract Green and Pink Embroidery Thread on Vintage Postcard
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Dawning" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Faded" Ciccoricco takes a vintage postcard of a faded ocean landscape and brings the photo back to life with patterned blocks of embroidered...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

"Stables" - Vintage Antique Postcard of San Gabriel Mission with Embroidery
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
Natalie Ciccoricco has brought these vintage postcard back to life with her unique embroidery. Drawing in colors from the postcard, she creates her signature color hole in this beau...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Found Objects, Postcard

Sunrise - Abstract Blue and Pink Embroidery Thread on Vintage Photograph
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Sunrise" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Faded" Ciccoricco takes a vintage postcard of a faded ocean landscape and brings the photo back to life with patterned blocks of embroidered...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

Avenue- Vintage Image of Fruit Label with Embroidery Thread, Yellow & Blue
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Avenue" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Fruit Crate Labels" Ciccoricco takes a vintage image from a label and brings the vintage image back to life with the embroidery thread intert...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

Perfection- Vintage Image of a Lemon Label with Embroidery Thread, Yellow&Blue
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Perfection" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Fruit Crate Labels" Ciccoricco takes a vintage image from a fruit label and brings the vintage image back to life with the embroidery thr...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

Sunset - Framed Abstract Blue and Pink Embroidery Thread on Vintage Photograph
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Sunset" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Faded" Ciccoricco takes a vintage postcard of a faded ocean landscape and brings the photo back to life with patterned blocks of embroidered ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

Fresh Snow - Abstract Purple and Green Embroidery Thread on Vintage Sepia Photo
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"Fresh Snow" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Faded" Ciccoricco takes a vintage sepia toned image of a faded winter landscape and brings the photo back to life with patterned blocks o...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

The Bells - Vintage Postcard of Bell Tower with Embroidery Grey, Blue, and Red
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
"The Bells" is part of Ciccoricco's series "Postcard" Ciccoricco takes a vintage postcard of a bell tower and brought the vintage image back to life with the embroidery thread intert...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Mixed Media

Vintage Sheer Rayon Caftan with Extravagant Metallic Embroidery
Located in San Francisco, CA
A cocoon style vintage Indian sheer rayon caftan in an unusual cut is embroidered extravagantly with silver metallic braid and cording. The cut is unusual in that it tapers again be...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco Caftans

I Hide Myself Within My Flower 4, 2020, embroidery, pink fabric in vintage hoop
By Jacie Jane D'Agostino
Located in Jersey City, NJ
"I Hide Myself Within My Flower 2", 2020, contemporary embroidery on vintage pink piqued fabric on vintage metal embroidery hoop. Beautiful, feminine, art deco inspired eye, floral ...
Category

2010s Contemporary More Art

Materials

Metal

Large Vintage Colorful Suzani Embroidery Lumbar Pillow from Uzbekistan
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large vintage colorful Suzani embroidery lumbar pillow red with colorful threads. A reddish embroidered pillow with flower motifs in shades of black, red, yellow, white, magenta, wi...
Category

Early 20th Century Uzbek Suzani More Folk Art

Materials

Cotton, Cotton

Lovely Framed Vintage Japanese Silk Embroidery
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A beautifully refined piece of wall art consisting of a framed vintage Japanese embroidery having lovely grey silk background with birds and foliage. The textile is framed exquisitel...
Category

Vintage 1950s Japanese Japonisme Decorative Art

Materials

Silk, Glass

Vintage Hand Embroidery Oriental Silk Jacket
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional oriental black jacket with beautiful ivory colored embroidery with intricate details of nature, animals, car, florals, gardens, landscape and people. One of a kind vinta...
Category

Vintage 1960s Asian Textiles

Materials

Silk

Moroccan Vintage Caftan 1970s Kaftan Maxi Dress Orange with Floral Embroideries
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan caftan, evening or interior adorned with white pearls. Handcrafted vintage exotic 1970s kaftan gown. The luminous orange maxi dress caftan is adorned in front with floral ...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Bohemian More Folk Art

Materials

Silk, Silk

I think I love you- black and white narrative embroidery on vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Own Language - love narrative embroidery pink thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

PunchDrunk Text - love narrative embroidery black thread on white vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Framed Vintage Japanese Kimono in White Silk and Embroidery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A vintage Japanese ceremonial kimono, circa 1940-1950, beautifully framed and displayed in a Lucite shadow box. An unusual white on white ceremonial piece in pure silk with intricate...
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Japonisme Decorative Art

Materials

Silk, Lucite

I Love You - love narrative embroidery black and pink on beige vintage fabric
By Iviva Olenick
Located in New York, NY
Inspired by the artist's Facebook and Instagram feeds, she uses embroidery, watercolor, and fabric manipulation to render her own “selfies” or portraits of others, often talking abou...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Fabric, Thread

Wenjilli Vintage 1970s Metallic Knit Maxi Dress with Art Deco Embroidery
By Wenjilli
Located in Sparks, NV
Collectible vintage metallic knit maxi dress by Wenjilli. Embroidered asymmetric Art Deco-inspired embroidered square design. Slinky sexy fit. Details: Unlined Back Zip Closur...
Category

1970s Maxi Dress

Vintage Embroidery Art For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the piece of vintage embroidery art you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. You’re likely to find the perfect item from our selection of vintage embroidery art among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a choice in our collection of vintage embroidery art to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of beige, gray, brown, orange and more. An object in our assortment of vintage embroidery art from Iviva Olenick, Natalie Ciccoricco, Jacie Jane D'Agostino, Han Cao and Ulla-Stina Wikander — each of whom created distinctive versions of this kind of work — is worth considering. Artworks like these of any era or style can make for thoughtful decor in any space, but a selection from our variety of those made in cord, thread and fabric can add an especially memorable touch.

How Much is a Vintage Embroidery Art?

A piece of vintage embroidery art can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $625, while the lowest priced sells for $120 and the highest can go for as much as $6,200.