french-treasures antique textiles FAQ and Links at french-treasures

The list of questions and answers apply to both this site and to the Etsy store.

How long has been in business? was established online in 1999, but had started in New York City a few years earlier. We were the first antique textile site online.

Does sell reproduction fabrics?
No. Absolutely no reproductions. All items on the site are original and are from the period as described, with most being from the mid-19th century up to the 1930s.

Are the antique and vintage fabrics in good condition?
french-treasures has selected good quality items without any major flaws. As with all antique or vintage items, there are occasionally some signs of age, but every effort is taken to describe any flaws in the product description. I've provided high-quality photos to show the detail of each item. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

How are orders shipped?
Your order will be shipped within two business days via United States Postal Service Priority mail with tracking and insurance.

Does accept returns?
No returns or exchanges, so please ask all questions before ordering.

What about the various other sites that use the name "French Treasures"?
There are several sites in the US, England and France that are using a similar name to "" to try benefit from the 15 years of French textile business, started by my company in 1999. They use a similar name in an attempt to divert customers who are looking for the original


Please visit my Etsy store and french-treasures' blog:
My Etsy store (my ID = frenchtreasures)
My blog (french-treasures' blog)

If you have extra time, peruse my photographs:
My flickr photos (User ID = francealot)
Getty Images (I'm a Getty Images artist)

And, below are links to other sites I recommend, listed in alphabetical order:
Andre Burgos Epicurean Antiques (antique corkscrews and wine-related items)
Em's Heart Antique Linens (antique white linens and laces)
Flypaper Textures (textures for digital art)
Marla Mallett Textiles (Oriental textiles and rugs)
Martine Roch (A French artist creating wonderful animal friends)
Mary Jane McCarty (pillows and soft furnishings)

Please contact me with any questions or comments. Email: