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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great & Small Tablecloth and Napkins

A ONE-OF-A-KIND set of tablecloth and 12 napkins completely handwoven, printed and elaborately embroidered in the D’Ascoli studios in India. An extraordinary feat of design and craftsmanship.

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Quintessence x D'Ascoli Harper Top

Quintessence x D’Ascoli Harper Top

100% silk twill top with balloon sleeves and round collar and tie-closures with handmade tassels at the neck and sleeves.

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Royal Iznik Tablecloth

Royal Iznik Tablecloth

A richly hued patterned tablecloth inspired by the famous ceramic tiles of Iznik. Available in 2 colorways and 2 sizes. Made in India.

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Jalisco Wine Glass - Set of 6

Jalisco Wine Glass – Set of 6

Set of 6 hand painted wine glasses, each with a unique botanical patterns. Offered in 2 colors. Made in Spain.

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