If you ever find yourself wanting to spend a significant amount of money on an antique pillow, you should definitely check out Virginia Di Sciasio’s antique textiles website. The description for the one shown above is as follows:

Early 19th century antique Italian silk flame stitching in shades of gold and slate blue on a cream colored background, hand applied onto a modern Italian silk velvet and backed in modern linen. Hand stitched brown and blue cords at top and bottom borders. Excellent Condition. Pair Available.

$1800, each.