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About The Lotus Collection

Established in 1988, Kathleen Taylor The Lotus Collection is one of the leading sources for decorative textiles in the United States. We offer high quality antique European, Asian, and Ethnic textiles, including tapestries and other wall hangings, table covers and general textiles. We welcome private parties, interior designers, architects, art consultants and museums. The gallery was located in historic Jackson Square in San Francisco from 1990 to 2015 when we moved to Sausalito. Kathleen Taylor holds a BA in Art History from Mills College, Oakland, California. Through extensive research and travel, Kathleen is considered an expert in the field of antique textiles, particularly 18th century English, Italian and French textiles used for clothing or interior decorati ... Learn More
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Dimensions: H 93½" W 79"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Gold
French Louis XVI period Bed Cover
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Textiles and Quilts
Gold
French Louis XVI period bed cover, with a white ground brocaded in blue, ye...
Dimensions: H 38" W 13"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Art Deco Voided Velvet
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Early 20th Century French Textiles and Quilts
Circa 1920 French Art Deco navy blue voided silk velvet on gold lame in a f...
Dimensions: H 47 in. W 7 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Italian Silk Embroideries
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Decorative Art
Pair of 17th century Italian silk embroidery on a netted ground, embroidere...
Printed Cotton Panel
Dimensions: H 76¾" W 44½"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Printed Cotton Panel
John Little
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Vintage 1950s American Textiles and Quilts
Mid 20th century American printed yellow cotton panel in abstract swirls a...
Dimensions: H 45" W 184"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Art Deco Furnishing Fabric
Offered by The Lotus Collection
French Textiles and Quilts
French Art Deco rayon furnishing fabric with a blue ground with a repeated ...
Dimensions: H 22 in. W 46 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Mounted English Embroidered Apron
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Decorative Art
c. 1770's English silk embroidered apron on off white silk taffeta, exqui...
Dimensions: H 41" W 20"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk
Mounted Silk Embroidery
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Textiles and Quilts
Silk
18th century (1780) French silk embroidery on cream colored silk ground in ...
Dimensions: H 22½” W 46½”
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Late 17th Century Italian Silk Floss Laid Work Pan...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Tapestries
Late 17th century Italian silk floss laid work panel (one of a pair) decora...
Dimensions: H 83" W 56"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Embroidered Shawl
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Pakistani Pillows and Throws
An early 20th century Sind, Pakistan red cotton ground shawl embroidered i...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 2 in. W 22 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk
French green and yellow silk brocatelle
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century French Textiles and Quilts
Silk
A French green and yellow silk brocatelle with an Ottoman inspired design o...
French silk and chenille floral brocade
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 7.5 in. W 19.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
French silk and chenille floral brocade
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Textiles and Quilts
Circa 1760 Lyon, France silk and chenille floral brocade on a dark terracot...
Dimensions: H 10 ft. W 11 ft. 8 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Brussels tapestry "Summer" from a series of the fo...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Belgian Tapestries
Brussels tapestry, "Summer," from a series of the four seasons. This lovely...
Dimensions: H 28½ high W 25½" wide
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Cotton
Chinese Minority (Miao) needlework and appliqued c...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Chinese Textiles and Quilts
Cotton
Circa 1930 China (Miao Minority) in cotton shoulder cover, needlework and ...
Suzani (embroidery) from Uzbekistan
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 10.5 in. W 42.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Suzani (embroidery) from Uzbekistan
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Uzbek Textiles and Quilts
Suzani (embroidery) from Uzbekistan (Bukhara or Nurata) embroidered in silk...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 4.5 in. W 34.5 in. D 0.25 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk
A late 19th century Indonesian ceremonial scarf, r...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Oceanic Textiles
Silk
A late 19th century lawon, a ceremonial presentation scarf worn by a marrie...
Dimensions: H 51" W 30"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Resist dyed indigo cotton.
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Textiles and Quilts
20th C. Mali indigo resist dyed cotton cover with designs resembling clouds...
Dimensions: H 22½” W 46½”
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Late 17th Century Italian Silk Floss Laid Work Pan...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Tapestries
Late 17th century Italian silk floss laid work panel (one of a pair) decora...
Dimensions: H 21.25 in. W 7 ft. 5.3 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
17th Century Italian or French Needlework Valance
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Tapestries
A 17th century Italian or French silk floss needlework valance depicting th...
Dimensions: W 4 ft. 9 in. D 4 ft. 0.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Early 20th century Japanese resist dyed (shibori) ...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Japanese Textiles and Quilts
Early 20th century Japanese futon cover, resist-dyed (shibori) in an auberg...
J07-5217
Dimensions: H 13 ft. 8 in. W 27 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk, Silver, Metallic Thread, Gold
J07-5217
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Japanese Textiles and Quilts
Silk, Silver, Metallic Thread, Gold
First quarter of the 20th century (Taisho) Japanese silver and gold metalic...
Early 20th century Japanese resist dyed (shibori) ...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Early 20th Century Japanese Textiles and Quilts
Early 20th century Japanese futon cover called Akane shibori from Iwate Pre...
Rain cloak (charkab) from Bhutan
Dimensions: H 46 in. W 4 ft. 3 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wool
Rain cloak (charkab) from Bhutan
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Bhutanese Textiles and Quilts
Wool
Rain cloak (charkab) from Bhutan, Bumthang Region made of wool, plain weave...
Dimensions: W 2 ft. 11 in. L 5 ft. 11.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wool
Japanese resist dyed (shibori-zome) wool felt carp...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Japanese More Carpets
Wool
Japanese resist dyed (shibori-zome) wool felt carpet (mosen) in dark indigo...
Dimensions: H 44 in. W 39 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Japanese furoshiki (wrapping cloth)
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Early 20th Century Japanese Textiles and Quilts
Taisho Period (1912-1926) dynamic Japanese furoshiki (wrapping cloth)probab...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 8 in. W 45.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Mariano Fortuny stenciled cotton with leaf and cro...
Fortuny
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Italian Textiles and Quilts
Early 20th century Mariano Fortuny (Venice, Italy) stenciled cotton with a ...
Dimensions: H 29.5 in. W 19.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
English (Spitalfields) yellow watered silk
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Textiles and Quilts
c. 1760 English (Spitalfields) yellow watered silk with a damask pattern in...
Dimensions: W 21 in. L 21.75 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk
An 18th century Turkish red wool square
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Textiles and Quilts
Silk
An 18th century Turkish red wool square embroidered in silk and metallic th...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 8 in. W 30.5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
A late 19th/early 20th century silk ikat from Uzbe...
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Uzbek Tapestries
A late 19th/early 20th century silk ikat from Uzbekistan (possibly Bokhara)...
Dimensions: H 8 ft. 8 in. W 29 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
17th Century pair of Embroidered Column Covers
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Tapestries
A pair of 17th century Italian polychrome silk floss embroidered column cov...
Kaitag
Dimensions: H 46" W 30"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Materials & Techniques: Cotton, Silk
Kaitag
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Textiles and Quilts
Cotton, Silk
A late 18th century silk embroidered panel on a green cotton ground called ...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 1 in. W 34 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Wedding blanket by Buyi minority, China.
Offered by The Lotus Collection
20th Century Chinese Textiles
Early 20th century wedding blanket by Buyi minority group Guizhoi Prov., Ch...
Tibetan Silk Kesa
Dimensions: H 4 ft. W 8 ft. 5 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Tibetan Silk Kesa
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Tibetan Textiles
Tibetan kesa (Buddhist priest's garment) in yellow silk cloud-patterned dam...
Dimensions: H 83" W 33¼"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Ceremonial Lawon Scarf
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Indonesian Textiles
A late 19th century Indonesian (Sumatra) ceremonial presentation scarf (law...
Dimensions: H 22½" W 52"
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Mounted Crewelwork Valance
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Valances
A very fine circa 1735 English crewelwork valance with bold floral polychro...
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 7 ft. 7 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Silk Floss Embroidered Antependium
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Tapestries
18th C. Italian silk floss embroidered antependium with boldly drawn large ...
Portuguese Embroidered Coverlet
Dimensions: H 7 ft. 2 in. W 4 ft. 1 in.
Dealer Location: Sausalito, CA
Portuguese Embroidered Coverlet
Offered by The Lotus Collection
Antique 19th Century Portuguese Tapestries
A 19th century Portuguese (Castelo Branco) embroidered coverlet made of hom...