Age: Early 20th Century.
Origin: Sindh River, Baluchistan Region.
Description: Intricate metal and mirror embroidery over plain textile framed by fine tassels and blue beads.
Dimensions: 1’11” x 1.4″ | Product code: TX2004
Age: ca. 1950-60.
Description: The rug is made in the Iranian Caspian Region from natural white and black sheep’s wool. Hand-woven the wool maintains it’s original colour as it has not undergone any colour processing.
Dimensions: 4’7″ x 6’4″.
Product Code: RU3009.
While this Sawtooth Diamond quilt may "read" pink on some monitors, it is actually a red chambray, that is red with white threads running through it.
The unusual border adds a wonderful new dimension to this traditional pattern. It is in mint, unwashed condition and well quilted with a variety of patterns. The border may have been completed at a later date as it is a newer fabric but I see no reason for it to be a replacement as the quilt shows absolutely no signs of wear...
This is a great antique tortoise shell hair comb in excellent condition. There is a little wear on some of the teeth, but that is the only wear. This is a very large comb, it measures 5 3/4" x 5". The stand measures 6 1/2" x 3". A very nice comb indeed!
Five rag balls made of various colors of twill tape from the Pennsylvania Amish. The tape is high quality very thick tape. Wonderful colors of midnight blue, forest green, a medium brown and grey and ivory, so reminiscent of Amish quilts from the area. The diameter of the largest ball is 5 1/2".
Vintage Feather Hat, Church Hat
1930's vintage head band- hat.
Parrot yellow colored feathers.
Breathable whitish crown.
Fits all. See pictures.
Inner sweatband measures: 21 1/2"
Authentic vintage era: 1930's
This pillow was made by Annie Y. Byler (1924-1991) in Belleville, Mifflin County, PA circa 1945. Annie was a member of the Peachey Amish community in Belleville - the least conservative of the Old Order Amish in the "Big Valley". The Peachey congregation still conformed to the conservative rules and customs but had greater freedom in dress and home decoration, i.e. the women could wear black bonnets and indoor plumbing was allowed...
A double sided pieced star pattern pillow using solid color cotton fabrics from the 1930's. From an Amish community in Pennsylvania. Each diamond measures 1.76" long. Diameter of pillow: 15.75". Great condition, clear colors.
A charming four in nine patch pillow from a Pennsylvania Amish community, circa 1940. Wools and cottons in a typical Amish color scheme of blue, purple, rust and olive green with a solid blue cotton reverse. 9 1/4" square. Some staining on the reverse.
Large folk art hooked cotton rug of a maroon horse outlined in black and with black hooves and tail trotting to the left against a tan ground with maroon corners and blue bands to enclose the horse. Some of the ground hooked in squares of different shades. Dots of brown for nose, eye and in the tail. 22 by 35 inches.
Condition: some wear and small losses around edges, stain at the edge above the horses head and below raised hoof...
Straight horizontal line hooked rug depicting Labrador in the center and Newfoundland in the upper left with whales, sailboats, seals and steamboats in the ocean as well as a compass rose in the lower left corner.. Aeolus blows from the upper right corner. The variegated black border surrounds the terracotta colored Labrador sitting in a pale blue sea. Details picked out in different colors and the sea shores outlined with brown, lavender and blue...
This is a Vintage Hawaiian Quilt, made in the 1930's of red and white cotton. It is hand sewn and machine sewn, possibly by a treadle sewing machine. It has a four pointed central design, and a red and white applied border. It measures 84 x 80 inches, and is in fair condition, some stains, I tried to photograph them . On the selvage of the cotton material it says in red “Honor Pure Finish”. It has been noted that that was used in the 1930's, but no more information about that company.
Zig-zag pattern pincushion worked in green, pink and red wools. Hand made cotton crochet edging in ivory and green. The reverse is an interesting diamond pattern taupe brocade. Some light staining to the crochet edging, otherwise perfect. Approximately 6" square. From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Diagonal pattern pincushion in colors prevalent from the 1920's to 1940's. Faded silk ribbon edging has a tear at one corner. The cushion has a plain black back possibly silk or heavy rayon. Probably from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 5" square.
Red and ivory ribbons have been woven into a wallet shape with a lovely folded edge detail. The amazing construction has no seams and is formed by the direction of the weaving. Bright clean colors and a sized for a compact and lipstick. Perfect condition and a great example of American women's home craft. 3 1/4" tall, 4 1/2" wide.
This is a stunning vintage 1960's Persian rug of the Isfahan region. It stands out to be quite the bold + funky piece with its main color being a deep, saturated purple. Quite the fine piece with exceptionally tight knotting and an amazing Ivory medallion with Navy Field. Very intricately woven, and has lived through its 50 years of life quite beautifully! You just don't see many of these -- it is a true gem...
This homemade hooked rug predates by at least 15 years the Homage to the Square series of paintings by famed artist Josef Albers. The similarity, though, is unmistakable. This rug is hooked of a variety of cotton and wool fabrics. It is loosely mounted on a homemade stretcher from which it can easily be removed for shipping. Measurements are 40" x 42".
Beautiful Navajo woven rug c 1960 depicting "Mother Earth Father Sky" 34" x 37" Excellent condition