All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1315987 (stock #TD00186)
Twelve eight pointed stars made of cotton printed in orange with small yellow clover-like shapes arranged in rows of twos and threes with alternating white squares all enclosed in three bands of the same printed fabric. The outside band is turned over the edge to join the white cotton backing. Cotton seeds visible in the stuffing. All hand stitched. Very good quilting with running feathers and cross stitching over much of the surface. There is an embroidered, “E” on the back in one corner...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1297471
This wonderful floral album quilt is a combination of traditional and original appliqued blocks. Many of the original ones are done with reverse applique and look very much like the scherenschnitte paper cutouts popular with Pennsylvania Germans. Each of the four corners has a variation of a wreath pattern giving cohesion to the composition. The swag and tassel border beautifully frames the light and graceful applique blocks...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1920 item #1281003 (stock #9142349TB)
SOLD - 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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1272467
This Birds in the Air Quilt is done with a lush combination of saturated colors. The red printed ground combined with the purple printed border are fabrics not often seen. They combine beautifully and work well with the prints of the small triangles. The maker included just enough pink to give a flutter to the flying birds. The scale of the quilt with just nine blocks filled with small triangles is unusual and very effective. The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1266206
It is interesting that this Irish Chain is actually created totally with Improved Nine Patch blocks. Positioning them as the maker did makes for a lovely diagonal Single Irish Chain. The same red squares were turned on point to create a very effective diamond border. Quilted with patterns of diamonds. Measurements are 36" x 44". Columbia, Missouri origin; circa 1880.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1259120 (stock #OPT56)
Rare and impressive Tibetan throne-back cover, in pristine condition, early 20th Century. This cover is lined with 19th century brocade, also in beautiful condition. Roughly 30" by 38". Full pile, absolutely beautiful colors.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1244344 (stock #21531)
Antique Senneh (Senna) Kilim from Persian Kurdistan, circa 1910-1920, in excellent condition. All natural dyes. 46" by 62". From a Charlotte, NC estate.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1234908
Outstanding Baltimore Album quilt that combines both traditional and whimsical, original blocks. The eagle draws the eye to the center and then allows it to meander through the variety of finely detailed blocks. Signatures indicate the quilt was related to the North and Horner families of mid 19th century Baltimore. More complete information is available to purchaser.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1232402
It is safe to say that this amazing quilt filled with animals is a one of a kind. It is a glorious combination of barnyard animals as well as whales; giraffes and fish. In addition, it has a variety of fruits and vegetables. It is a summer spread professionally mounted on a stretcher that is hinged for easier transport. Measurements are 80" square. Connecticut origin with family history available to purchaser.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1187346 (stock #869)
A large silk satin fan, with sixteen gilt decorated wood "sticks", hand-painted depicting four birds amongst flowering prunus or cherry branches. This item is made with Chinese silk but was probably made in France and was retailed in Liverpool - unusually complete with its original box which carries a dispatch date of 9th November 1898. This item is in very good unused condition. 34cm (13.3inches) long; 62cm (24.3inches) wide when extended...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1099844 (stock #JVIPP)
Early 20th century Austrian petit point wallet featuring a figural group of adults and children at a village well. The stitchery is very fine. Labeled “made in Austria”. Excellent condition. Measures 3 1/4” by 2 7/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1099807 (stock #PBO228e)
Fantastic delicate and diminutive 19th century Victorian metal and silk thread knit purse with ornate gilt mount and gold beaded tassel. Excellent condition; one loose tassel loop. Measures 3 1/2” (not including tassel) by 2 1/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1099709 (stock #PBO136a)
A wonderful 1830's ladies' reticule with a little bit of everything! The purse is fashioned of cream satin and decorated with chain stitched floral embroidery, moss green and dusky pink velvet bands , gold metallic lace, spangles, and beads. The best part is a flip down bottom which hides a mirror within. Green silk lining. There is shattering to the cream silk, especially on the sides. 7” by 7”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1096353 (stock #8112229TB)
SOLD - An original pattern wool on burlap hooked rug modeled after a house on Pamet Road in Truro, Cape Cod, tightly woven and artistically designed with a beautiful color palette, slight overall muting of the colors consistant with its age, no repairs or wear, circa 1920-1940, 33-1/4" X 42". 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)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1086344 (stock #JEFCA)
Beautiful antique beaded child’s cap with green silk lining, possibly Turkish. The abstract beadwork motifs are bright; the edging is couched in metallic thread. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1082632 (stock #JSSPO)
Superb and rare antique needlework pocket on canvas, probably Pennsylvania Dutch, dated 1852. 18th and 19th century pockets took the place of purses; they tied at the waist under skirts and aprons and held anything from keys to money to sewing supplies. The contents were accessed by a vertical slit at the front. This is an amazing piece of folk art: the cross stitch motifs include a stag lying beneath a tree, hearts, flowers initials, and a dog. The header, back and lining are plain linen...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1082594 (stock #PDCC)
Fantastic 19th century dance card, probably Austrian, comprising an assemblage of mountain climbing gear, suspended from a chatelaine hook by a blue silk cord and topped with a chenille tassel. The front features what I believe is either a snowshoe or a ski carrier, complete with buckled leather straps, under which lies an ice axe crossed with a trekking pole. The card cover is in blue silk with the original pencil; the pages are empty...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1071407 (stock #TAF2)
Fantastic antique finely knitted white cotton children’s socks with a lacy pattern, and ribbed and ruffled tops. They were never used – they even have the original finishing threads intact. Perfect condition. Measure 10 1/2” from toe to top; foot is 5 1/2”.