I have acquired the most fabulous woven silk tablecloth at auction, which is big enough to be a bedspread for a double bed. It features a central panel with a raised design of gold foliage, surrounded by contrasting borders of gold and reddish beige silk. I consulted my friend Cathy who deals in fabrics and she thinks it could be French. It would certainly jolly up a Christmas table. I have draped it artistically in the drawer of a Victorian chest….