Vintage blue leather sewing kit with gold plated sewing implements. All are in excellent condition. Case measures 6" long and does show a little wear
Beautifully engraved goldtone sewing etui with original tassel. Inside is a brass thimble and a plastic tube wrapped with 3 different colored threads. The tube unscrews to reveal a safety pin and needles. Marked Austria and in excellent condition, the etui measures 2" long. We thought this would also make a fabulous pill box and could be put on a key chain. Circa 1940's
Beautiful vintage wide Victorian lacy trim or ribbon made with a beads and silk and metallic thread on a silk (?) tulle backing. Handmade. About 6-inches wide and 1-5/8 yards (48-1/2 inches) long. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more, OR just frame it. Selling as one piece. Excellent, virtually as new condition.
Beautiful vintage Victorian-style trim or ribbon made with a narrow silk ribbon trimmed with a white ruffled strip lined with metallic threads. About 5/16-inch wide. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more. Selling by-the-yard. Odd lot lengths may be available ... please contact us.
Beautiful vintage Victorian-style trim or ribbon made with metallic gold threads on a black and green silk ribbon background. The pattern is a foliate design. About 1-inch wide. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more. Selling by-the-yard. Odd lot lengths may be available … please contact us.
Beautiful vintage Victorian-style trim or ribbon made with metallic metal threads on a rust colored silk ribbon background. The pattern is geometric. About 1-inch wide. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more. Selling by-the-yard. Odd lot lengths may be available â€¦ please contact us.
Beautiful, antique Victorian trim made with braided silver metal – bullion – and pink silk cording. Looks handmade. About 1-1/4-inches wide. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more. Selling by-the-yard. Odd lot lengths may be available … please contact us.
Beautiful vintage Victorian-style trim or ribbon made with metallic metal threads on a black silk ribbon background. The pattern is roses. About 1-5/8-inches wide and 21 inches long. Perfect for hats, lampshades, curtains/drapes, jewelry, collars and more.
An ornately carved early 19th century ivory needlecase. This 3" case measures 7/16" wide, and it unscrews to give access to the sewing needles. The carving is particularly fine and this sewing collectable is in excellent condition with no chips, staining, losses, repairs or damage other than a couple of minor age cracks (see pictures). This item is in very good condition with no chips, losses, damage or repairs other than the age cracks...
WOW! Great little pincushion! It is an elephant made of pot metal and looks to have been silver plated. Brown felt holder. Marked on the belly: Germany Metal. Measures about 1-5/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, except for some loss of plating.
Nice compact brown leather sewing box or case with silk lining. The box has a wool pin holder, place for three needle packets, four separated spaces for buttons, etc., and a fold-out front with places for tools. This case includes some MOP buttons, three needle packets and an old (slightly rusted but sharp) scissors (Made in England). The textured leather case is marked: Made in England. Measures about 4-1/2 x 3-1/4 x 2 inches when closed...
Nice old roll-up sewing kit made of brown leather and silk fabric inside by Cross. Includes a some needles and thread: 5 spools of thread on the spool holder; 3 needle packets; and 1 braid of thread. All of this is held in a wonderful old brown leather roll-up case marked “Cross”. The case has several pockets, places for implements, a couple of wool pin holders and a spool holder. Measures 6-1/2 inches wide and 11-1/4 inches long when rolled out completely...
This Gorham sterling tape measure is 1 1/2" in diameter. It is hallmarked Gorham, sterling #18. The tape does move in and out as it should. The release button works as it should. The end of the tape needs a stop.
This thimble has a lovely floral design. It is a size 8, as marked. It is in excellent condition. It has the maker's mark of The Simon's Brothers Company. It's marked U.S.A. with a thimble beneath it. Within the thimble it's marked SBC and then 8 (for its size). It would be a nice addition to any collection. FREE US STANDARD S/H
This unusual Victorian Aesthetic design object was made to hold up the hem of a lady's dress circa 1870 - 1880. It sounds a little risque, but sometimes you preferred those long skirts not to be near water or mud, as is only sensible. In the Aesthetic design popular at the time (and swans certainly were popular), this solid brass clothing accessory clamps the bottom of the lady's dress with the tongs, which are locked in place by the sliding shield-shaped housing...
A whimsical swirled enamel sewing kit etui with original blue silk tassel, circa 1930, Made in Germany The brass base etui multicolored in shades of gray, white, blue and red, opens to reveal a tiny sewing kit including thread on a spool with a place for needles under the cap and a brass thimble. Size: 2" long. Overall good condition with the exception of some minor enamel loss.