All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1350612 (stock #1505)
This is a Shaker hand sewn needle case make by the Shaker sisters and sold in their gift shops. It is a brown and beige silk fabric with a white flannel interior to hold the pins and needles. It is 4" by 4". and is in nice condition with wear to a bit of the ribbon.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1394186 (stock #1953)
This pin cushion makes quite a statement. It has wonderful calico print fabrics in soft red, blue and brown. It is 7" square and is 3 1/2" thick and very heavy. You can see that it did have pins stuck in it at one time. It was made to be used. This is the best pin cushion! C. 1880 with some of the fabrics earlier.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1341318 (stock #1455)
This blue and white linen homespun towel is of the heavy early style. It is hemmed on three sides with the one end being the salvage. It has seen lots of use and washings and it does have some stains but it is a lovely testament of time. It is 18" by 33" and dates to the 1830-40's.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1086268 (stock #PAFM)
Attractive antique beaded reticule, featuring a crystal field worked in a sinuous nouveau design of blue vines and flowers. A large letter “M” decorates one side. New white lining; interesting cinched loop fringe. Measures 8 3/8” by 6 3/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1414914 (stock #3018)
This is a little 1890 hand sewn toy rabbit with a goodie of some kind between her paws. Her body is a wool flannel with cotton stuffing. Her eyes, nose and mouth are embroidered as are her paws. She is just 4" long and 2 1/2" tall and circa 1890-1900
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1900 item #1337780 (stock #1428)
A very nice child size red, white and blue checked bonnet. It has the cardboard stays that are removable so the bonnet can be washed. I like this feature because you can hang the bonnet on a peg rack so much easier without the stays. It is in good condition it just one spot at the very top of the brim...see picture. It is 13" top to bottom and 9" front to back.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1040743 (stock #TARW2)
Pretty antique Continental beadwork pouch, probably a cigar case, early to mid 19th century. The owner’s initials are featured on one side, surrounded by tiny flowers and abstract folk motifs. The reverse features three larger roses, in red and pink. The insert is lined in magenta silk. Beadwork is in excellent condition; lining is shredding; there is a small split at the seam of one end. Measures 6” by 3 3/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #278287 (stock #PS12r)
Wonderful handmade Berlin woolwork purse, from a small, but choice collection, English, circa 1850. Berlin woolwork eclipsed sampler-making and cross stitch from the 1830’s to the 1860’s, when thousands of hand painted patterns (mass-produced in Berlin), including many for purses, were available to English women . Berlin woolwork was worked on canvas in soft German wools, using mostly tent, half-cross, cross and pile stitching...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #803006 (stock #PC19171)
Wonderful early 19th century English beaded coin purse, signed by the maker, Sarah Johnson. The body of the bag is done in clear beads. The header is floral, with yellow, pink and blue flowers on one side, and yellow, blue and black flowers on the other. The bottom section features blue flowers on one side and a tiny blue flower on the other, surmounting Sarah’s name in gold beads. Excellent condition; a bead missing here or there. Measures 3 7/8” by 3 1/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803022 (stock #PC19179)
Beautifully executed miniature pie crust coin purse, featuring a sun-shaped geometric pattern in blues and gold and white. Beading is in excellent condition; body is coming loose from frame; frame clasp is broken. Measures 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1082628 (stock #JMBP)
Charming antique open work and embroidery purse sampler. Natural linen ground with colorful wool needlework, blue satin ribbon fringe, drawstrings and lining. Very good condition. Measures 9 1/2” (not including fringe) by 6 3/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1086272 (stock #JAFMAL)
Interesting antique beaded reticule, featuring a Maltese cross motif. The field is worked in blue beads, the cross in clear, a diagonal grid is worked in black. White silk lining. The clear loop fringe reaches all the way around. Very good condition; two fringe loops lacking; some bead loss near header. Measures 6 1/4” including fringe.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #173070 (stock #TAU05)
Unusual and early embroidered purse, in white and red felt stitched with metallic thread, possibly Turkish or Indian. Very good condition; cotton lining is shattered and felt has a few spots of dirt, but the embroidery and metallic drop tassel are wonderful! Measures 8 1/8” by 6 1/8” – tassel adds 2 ¼”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1071384 (stock #P1491b)
Delicate 19th century netted and beaded cotton baby cap, with a blue petal motif at the crown, basket design in the middle section, and thin blue beaded border at the edging. Threaded bows and ties. Very good condition; one repair; one or two loose threads.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #983248 (stock #TAR2)
Interesting pair of turn-of-the-century microbeaded pouches, probably influenced by the Vienna Secessionist movement. Worked in very fine clear and navy beads in an abstract design. Some bead losses at creased edges and on one purse in the bottom section. From the Richard Wright collection. Measures 4 7/8” by 2 3/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1423093 (stock #JB04510)
An interesting fragment of Victorian needlework, the somewhat shiny black (chintz, silk?) fragment of an irregular shape, later laid on a dull black linen backing to attempt to match the color, the final result currently round and 12 1/2" diameter, and 19 1/2" on a side in a new square frame (in excellent condition) with clean mat. The design includes a butterfly, daisies, pansies and other flowers, and grasses gone to seed...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1414850 (stock #3015)
This is a very nice egg wash chintz brown calico bag with a tan linen lining. It has a ribbon trim across the top and around the edges of the bag. The edges only have a little of the ribbon trim left, it has worn off over the years. The bag is in really good shape and is not fragile, it could be really used. Or great to use to store items while hanging off a hook or peg rack. 10" by 13" not including the straps. Circa 1870-80
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1920 item #775377 (stock #PREB2)
Lovely antique floral microbeaded reticule, in vivid colors. The background is bright turquoise-tinged blue; a vine of many colored morning glories climbs up the right half of the purse. Missing half of the beaded twist fringe; two repairs at the top; a few small scattered areas of missing beads; replaced liner. But a beautiful, mostly intact example of micro beadwork. Measures 8” long by 5 3/4'” wide; fringe adds 1 1/2”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413181 (stock #RD0065)
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Antique Baluch Kilim Saddle Bag Back, Northeastern Persia. An all wool flat weave back for a double saddle bag without the front bag faces. All natural dyes in colours of rust orange, madder red, white, brown and dark blue in stripes some having supplementary weft woven designs. Braid loop tops formerly the closure for the bag faces. Condition: Minor fraying, ends finished, otherwise fine. Measuring Overall: 46 in. long, 21-1/2 in. wide at the narrowest and 25 in. wide at the widest. 2 lbs...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803034 (stock #PC191717)
Finely beaded 19th century miniature pie crust coin purse, featuring a floral geometric pattern in turquoise blue. Gorgeous repousse silver frame. Beading is in good condition; there’s one hole; losses under the frame, and some missing loop twist fringe. Measures 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1380991 (stock #1858)
Antique true linen homespun table mat in a deep indigo blue and a natural unbleached white. The mat is 12" square and has just the slightest age discoloration in one corner, see photos. This is a wonderful very early example. Circa 1830
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803036 (stock #PC191718)
Microbeaded 19th century miniature pie crust coin purse, featuring a floral pattern in turquoise blue. Gilt frame. A few small holes; losses under the frame, and some missing loop twist fringe. Measures 3 1/2”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803030 (stock #PC191714)
Super heptagonal 19th century coin purse in bright blue beads with a red rose on one side and a yellow rose on the other. Clear loop fringe; gilt grame and chain. Good condition; scattered bead loss and missing fringe. Measures 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1351202 (stock #1521)
A nice old small ditty/seed back made with a very early blue and white ticking material. This has always been a bag for some 180 to 200 years old it is not newly made from old fabric. It has age darkening that looks really nice. It is 5" wide by 6 1/2" tall and seems to have the original string tie. Circa early 1800's.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1058765 (stock #P1900f)
Stunning crocheted and cut steel beaded purse, circa 1840. The work on this reticule is extremely fine, from the delicate crochet to the pattern of beadwork and dramatic 1 1/2” tassels. Excellent condition; some rust to beads. Measures 5” by 2 18”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363979 (stock #1678)
This antique Amish mat is hand braided and really nicely hand sewn. It is in near perfect condition with some minor surface abrasion. It is very tightly braided and to the touch it feels like it has some wool in the fabric. The colors are a green/blue, pink and purple. I lies perfectly flat on the table. 10" by 13" Late 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1395451 (stock #1982)
This is one of the nicest drawstring seed bags that I have ever owned. It is a very tiny calico print in the best blue. It has the original drawstring and I always think that makes it nicer. There is a little darkening in a few areas but that is it. It is 5" by 6" and is treadle machine sewn. Circa 1880
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #980899 (stock #310201ME)
Mid 19th century, stumpwork and Berlin Work panel ready for mounting, signed "H. C. Chase", in excellent original condition. Stumpwork is 8" in diameter, Overall size is 16"x13-1/2. ** 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 #1308754 (stock #1116)
An early needle case in the shape of a shoe. It has a real contemporary look but is from the 1880's. Inside there are three pieces of wool to hold pins and needles. The lining of the shoe needle case is red wool and it does have some moth bits, please see pictures. The case is almost 3" tall and is 3" wide from the heel to the toe.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #801183 (stock #JB3594)
Beautiful 19th century crocheted and cut steel beaded purse, in cream and pink silk thread. Pierced gilt bars, slider and weights. Very good condition. Measures 5" by 2 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #1395464 (stock #1988)
his is a doll quilt with knotted and tied quilting with cotton filling. It is a warm brown and tan color. It has a stain on the under side that looks like rust. It has no rips or tears. It is 15" by 17" and is circa 1890-1900.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #881643 (stock #200917)
United States Centennial George Washington jacquard tea towel with eagles. These fragile souvenirs rarely survive and this one is in amazing condition. It is a generous 40" x 18.5" and has no condition issues, holes or stains. The fringes are full and lush and there are jacquard eagles woven into the white fields above and below gorgeous George.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #58123 (stock #JBO)
A charming French cut steel beaded purse with a multi-tone rug design in shades of gold, silver and bronze, circa 1900. The purse features an intertwining fringe, a double chain handle, a patterned goldtone frame and a white satin lining. The frame is marked "Made in France". Condition is very good: the beads are all present and tight to the frame. The fringe is missing one string, and there may be some dirt or discoloration on some of the other strings...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1386142 (stock #1910)
Six pointed hand sewn thread winder. It is made with sateen fabrics in the colors blue, tan, cream on one side and gray, pink and beige. It is in great condition with some age discoloration but no holes, rips or tears. It is 2" across and 1/3" thick. A really nice mint sewing item with tiny stitches. Circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1414847 (stock #3013)
This sweet little brown and red doll quilt is in exellent condition with just a little fraying on one edge...see close up. I like to see signs of age like this because it shows it really old. When fabric has been folded and washed and ironed the folds start breaking down the fabric, sometimes aging is a good thing. The quilt is 6" square and is backed with a double pink calico.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #71195 (stock #JACBD1)
Adorable little framed Victorian beadwork picture, featuring a central cross, anchor and heart (for faith, hope and charity), under a bow, and surmounting a pansy (remembrance). Later wood frame with oak veneer. Measures 5” by 3 ¾”; sight size is 3 ½” by 2 ¼”. Condition is very good – frame has a few nicks and scratches.