Floral and geometric embroidery. Date unknown.
'Artichoke' embroidery design by William Morris, produced in 1877.
Indian Textile - Gujarat - colorful embroidery with mirror work
Floral embroidery. Date unknown. (thedesigncenter via barsan)
Shibori Noren, linen
PC901X-Antique Ottoman Empire - Turkish Tapestry, circa 18th or early 19th century, Silk
Fragment of old Tunisian tapestry stitched on linen to slow deterioration.
An Ottoman red-ground saddle-cover, Turkey, mid-19th century
A story of obsession for fabrics. I can totally understand how that can happen! Here's a story of France's obsession centuries ago for textiles from India, called "Indiennes" Antique Indienne Textiles | Paint + Pattern