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Medieval Farmer Vintage Rapisardi Italian Embroidered 3pc Breakfast Set

Lovely vintage breakfast set from the Baroness Rapisardi, embroidered in Italy.

This medieval-themed piece is inspired by the illustrations of "Labors of the Months" from the famous 15th century Book of Hours (the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry). This design shows the month of March, with a farmer ploughing the soil. Note the astrological symbols accenting the piece, as in the original medieval illustration.

Excellent condition, gently used. Hand laundered, bright and clean.

3 piece set:
1 centerpiece, 14 x 22 inches;
2 napkins, 10.5 x 11 inches.

Semi-sheer linen.