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Brocade ribbon, pure silk, floral

Product code 201 31-0001

Hand-woven ribbon of 100% pure silk with a Moravian brocade pattern. Beautiful for trimming folk costumes, historical clothing, and accessories.

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Basic parameters
Width: 11 cm
Color: white
Content: 100% silk
Drape: slightly supple
Minimum order: 0.4 m
Availability: limited edition
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
37.62 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
35.74 $ / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
33.86 $ / m
50 and more
-15%
31.98 $ / m

in stock 44.7 m

50.17 $/m

37.62 $/m

37.62 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

This silk ribbon with a traditional brocade pattern is made of 100% natural silk. It is soft and supple, with the magical sheen that you’ll only find with real silk.

Brocade ribbons like this one, usually with intricate floral patterns, were de rigueur in folk costumes in many parts of Europe (see our article on Bohemian kroj). They were tied around the waist, arranged as part of a head dress, or sewn on as decorative trim around bodices and vests. The look-alike polyester ribbons now available on the market are stiff and awkward in comparison and cannot be tied into such pretty bows or even used effectively as trim. Modern mechanized production simply does not have the capacity to turn out brocade ribbons as soft and supple as those produced historically on shuttle looms. That’s why we decided to turn to our own weavers to reproduce these beautiful silk ribbons using traditional methods, and the results were gorgeous! The ribbons are soft, supple, and absolutely beautiful in real 100% silk.

We offer this ribbon in two variations. It comes as a classic ribbon with a reinforced edge or in an embroidery version where the pattern wefts are cut and the edges of the ribbon have to be stitched to secure them. Of course, these ribbons are hand woven, which may result in minor imperfections – these beauty marks are the result of hand crafting, not a defect. Just like in the old days.

Our floral pattern is a reproduction based on ribbons from the bodice (lajblik) of a southern Moravian folk costume.

The ribbon is 11 cm wide.

Limited edition

This pattern is part of a limited-edition collection from Sartor Bohemia (all rights reserved) and is produced in limited quantities. Don’t miss your chance to take some home, we may not have it in stock again.

FAQ

Do your historical reproductions ever repeat?

Rarely! We produce reproductions of historical fabrics as limited editions. We want to guarantee a certain authenticity to all owners of historical costumes and decorations. We recommend that you buy these fabrics while they are in stock, as this is the only way to secure them for your project aside from custom ordering.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

What is the smallest amount of fabric I can order?

The minimum fabric order is a length of 20 cm.

Are your historical reproductions suitable for modern use?

Of course! Historical patterns are characterized by high-quality aesthetic workmanship with an emphasis on elegance and harmony, which make them timeless works of art. They are suitable for modern interiors, where they bring an element of originality (try a picture, a pillow). In fashion, they excel in simple, even minimalist, garments, handbags and other accessories.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

Should I pre-shrink fabric before sewing?

Generally, pre-shrinking is needed for linen, cotton, and rayon, but for finer fabrics (light rayon, Tencel and modal) proceed with care – don't use hot water or a hot iron, simply launder the fabric the way you will be laundering the completed garment.

Is your product assortment always the same?

Most of our fabrics are one-time offers that last until they are sold out. However, some more popular items are always restocked or can be ordered on request. As a rule, this applies to notions, where the selection is pretty consistent, but may also include some types of fabric. Look at the product's availability value – it shows whether the goods are available while supplies last, in the core inventory or in a seasonal collection.

What is a seasonal collection?

The goods in the seasonal collection come directly from our verified manufacturers. We change up the colors on offer from season to season but fabric quality is always constant. For large (wholesale) orders, colors that have been sold out can be reordered individually.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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