Rare linen suit for a little boy from the 1880's. Separate sleeveless dress and button front jacket, with original buttons and hand sewn buttonholes. The jacket has a shirtfront sewn inside the front flaps and matching striped cuffs. Dress is 24 1/2" long, jacket is 15" long with a 12" sleeve. Scattered stains and fading but overall in good shape. Found in a barn in Maryland.
Crisp red and white stripe cotton infant's gown from the 1910's. Hand crocheted neck and cuff edging. Completely hand sewn. 40 1/2" long; hem circumference 47"; length of sleeve 7 1/2". Minor stains on right sleeve and back of gown (see pictures).
A very unusual antique penwipe made from a wish bone. It is a black doll with wish bone legs that are covered with black material. She has black floss hair and tan floss embroidered features. She has three layers of flannel that are pinked around the edges. On her skirt is a tag that reads, "Wipe your pen on me". She also has been used as a pin and needle holder with a few pins still remaining. She is 3" tall and 3" wide and is from the mid to late 1800's.
Measuring only 1 1/4" high, this turned cup shaped pincushion is a rare survivor. Made of mahogany with a faded blue linen pincushion top and dates to the middle part of the 19th century. A tiny treasure.
Nice Pennsylvania Amish sewing accessory in traditional colors of muted pink and black. Circa 1910. 2 1/2" high; 4 3/4" wide.
Mauchlinware pincushion with a scene of "Corbridge from Tyne Bridge". Corbridge is a village in Northumberland by the River Tyne, with a 13th century stone bridge - romantic enough to attract Victorian visitors who favored these souvenirs made by the Smith family of Mauchline, Ayrshire between 1850-1900. Made of sycamore, with a crisp transfer decoration and original brown velvet pincushion. 1 3/4" high; 2 1/4" wide.
Circa 1900 substantial oak shoe forms for baby's first shoes. These have evidence of substantial use - needle marks, nail holes, losses to the sole portions. The right form has even been patched along the sole to keep it in use. Very small size: 5" long, 2" high. Very sweet.
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a RARE ANTIQUE FANCY VICTORIAN MINIATURE PURPLE VELVET NECESSAIRE/PORTFOLIO PURSE WITH CONTENTS!
Circa 1900, this HARD TO FIND and ALL ORIGINAL envelope clutch purse is a small BOOK SHAPE, making it the PERFECT ACCESSORY to display with ANTIQUE DOLLS, and is ORNATELY FASHIONED with exterior multi-colored RHINESTONE JEWELS and original gold ORMOLU TRIM; it even retains it's original contents consisting of two CHANGE PURSES tucked inside!
This Crazy Starburst quilt is unusual for two features. It has 16 points which is twice the usual number. In addition, it is made of totally irregular, crazy patches rather than the traditional diamonds.
It's looks like something one would see in a kaleidoscope. There is some slight fading to the red ground but no other condition apologies. Measurements are 68" x 72". South Carolina origin; circa 1880's.
This Hourglass quilt (aka Bowtie) is graceful and airy. It is very well quilted with wreaths in the white blocks. The same triangles of the Hourglass are turned on their side to create the very effective double sawtooth border. The quilt measures a generous 84" x 96", large enough for a queen or king size bed. At some time, the binding was replaced. There are no other condition apologies. Made in the 1870's.
This Nine Patch quilt is made of an fabulous grouping of late 19th century printed fabrics. The plaid off blocks are a nice extension of the Nine Patch theme. Half blocks form a great inner border in addition to the triangles on the outside edge. Measurements are 85" x 88"; excellent condition. Made 1870's; Pennsylvania origin.
An expertly worked applique quilt (8-9 stitches per inch) of Water Lilies with extensive use of embroidery to create fine details and accents, exceptionally long 98" X 82", thin batting, all cotton, no stains, fading, wear, tears or repairs, all hand sewn, circa 1930, professionally laundered.. We accept time payments and quantity discounts, ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA)...
This large and magnificent layover sham, was most likely created as a trousseau piece with room for the groom's initial in between. The hand monogram is precisely embroidered in raised or padded stitching on fine cotton. However the rows of pulled and needleworked lace are incredible works of art! The deep 2" edge trim is older hand guided machine embroidered. Over all it measures approx. 44" X 31". I have just safely laundered and pressed it, and feel it is in excellent condition...
With still strong color and thick pile, this long rug measures 9'6" by 3'10". Likely Shirvan, though has characteristics of Gendji also. In good condition, with loss of one complete border on one end, and wear to other end, though sides are intact, with no holes, and almost no wear. The central design of botehs is over a very dark blue or black ground, and two of the borders have a cream ground...
This Nine Patch crib quilt virtually screams of its Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. The double blue fabric is a terrific background for the solid red and orange of the Nine Patch blocks and brilliant checkerboard border. The pieced Bars backing is further evidence of its Pennsylvania roots. It has been washed and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 44" x 46 1/2".
This version of Touching Stars is different from the more usual configuration of stars made of diamonds. In this quilt known as The Twinkling Star, triangles are filled with smaller triangles as in the Birds in the Air pattern. It is made with a variety of medium and darker blue indigo prints. It is quilted with many different patterns, the most unusual of which is a knife, fork and spoon. I wish we knew the significance to the maker!
Measurements are 88" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880...
This interesting quilt actually combines three different patterns. The Garden Maze is filled with 8 Point Stars within which are the obscure pattern known as The Car Wheel. The Car Wheels are a nice variety of late 19th century printed fabrics highlighted by the deep indigo of the maze. It is well quilted throughout with clamshells and X's in the squares next to the stars. Measurements are 74" square; made circa 1870's; excellent condition.
The use of color and fabric could not be better in this Carpenter's Wheel quilt.
The green background beautifully sets off the deep indigo and rose tones while the pink diamonds give a bursting effect to each star. And who could ask for a better border treatment than this Delectable Mountains? Nicely quilted including patterns of concentric arcs in the green sashing.
The quilt is in excellent condition; made circa 1860's. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; measurements are 70" x 88".