A vintage child's pair of kid leather and suede shoes with wooden buttons c1900. These high-side shoes are still soft and supple with only surface creases on the (slightly soiled) leather. The buttons are painted, and the suede soles have a branded 0 on the bottom. They are stamped 0 D660 on the interior, they are 4-3/8" long and 3" high, and they are in excellent condition with no losses, damage or repairs...
Tiny pouch embroidered in metal thread, Persian, 19th century. Good condition; some wear to silver threads throughout. Measures 3 7/8” by 1 7/8”.
Nice Victorian bookmark of pierced paper on a navy blue silk ribbon, embroidered 'No cross no crown', the cross and crown being symbols. Very good condition; a few creases to paper, which measures 3 7/8” by 1 1/8”.
Nice Victorian bookmark of pierced paper on a deep blue silk ribbon, embroidered 'The cross is my anchor', the cross and anchor being symbols. Very good condition. Paper measures 6 1/8” by 2 1/8”.
Sweet Victorian bookmark of pierced paper, featuring two girls and a deer, embroidered 'Love the Giver' on a deep red silk ribbon. Paper measures 6 1/8” by 2”. Excellent condition.
A Ningxia Pillar Rug, China, Early 19 C.
A beautiful Ningxia Dragon Pillar rug from the early Nineteenth Century. The condition is excellent with full pile.
Dimensions: 246 x 92cm
Provenance: Private Australian Collection
Up for sale is a very large antique Chinese red silk wedding wall hanging / tapestry, embroidered with 2 large phoenixes, peonies, other birds, peaches, butterflies, and flowers executed in silk floss and gold wrapped threads. The tapestry is lined with red brocaded lining and 3.5" border along the edges. Overall is in excellent condition, no wear or fraying, no stains, vibrant colors ! Measurements: Red silk with embroidery 49" x 24"; with border 55.5" x 31"
This is the upper part of a kamishimo; samurai's formal attire without the trousers. It was worn over a kosode (kimono with small sleeves) with trousers. The texture is hemp like; coarse, slightly translucent, thick threads (thicker than other kamishimo). The family crest is the feathers of a hawk. Kami-shimo (upper-lower) that we currently have are quite dandy and fashionable. The amazing thing is the work that is involved when making these fabrics...
Glorious is the best way to describe this Lone Star quilt with chintz border and applique (broderie perse). The colors are as vibrant as the day it was made in the 1830's. It is finely stipple quilted with diagonal lines.
The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. The chintz retains its original glaze. There were a very few nicks in the chintz border. Rather than risk any additional, I had very fine netting sewn over the border to stabilize it...
This is a nice antique tribal rug from Azerbaijian Province, old Persia, made with vegetable dye and natural colour, in good condition.
This unique Rooster quilt is truly something to crow about. It is made entirely of 1 inch squares. The background is cotton; the rooster's body is primarily velvet with some wool. In addition to being quilted, the rooster's body is also tied which I believe is meant to give the effect of feathers. The forty five star flag dates the quilt to the time period between 1896 and 1908...
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Very rare and beautiful Antique Burmese Kalaga wall hanging/tapestry depicting 8 dancers with hundreds of hand hammered sequins, pearl and glass beads as well as metallic threads. Due to age and climatic conditions some wear to some parts, but overall nice condition. Mounted/sewn on 100% Thai silk backing. 2 stylized wooden rods not included in price. Size: L. 175 cm x H. 52 cm...
Extraordinarily unusual quilt made entirely of folded triangles known as prairie points. Has an unbelievable array of late 19th century printed fabrics. Each triangle measures about 3/4" wide at the base.
Backing is made of Centennial flags. Front is in excellent condition; some water staining to the back that does not come through to the front. Measures 61" x 70".
An exceedingly rare beaded purse with multicolored glass beads on a leather base, and with beaded and wood toggle closures. This early purse might be unique because of its age and that the date is actually worked into the decoration as part of the phrase "Gift of a Friend 1632". The interior of the purse is of a very soft, fine leather, probably deerskin or lambskin.
Especially considering its age the purse is in excellent and exceptional condition, with all the beadwork present...
Stunning Tempera Wall Hanging/Painting depicting two Kinaree Thai Angels, some wear due to age, but in good condition and highly decorative with proper lighting. Size: H.195cm x W.83cm
Magnificent antique Anatolian kilim, wool with native plant pigments. Early 19th century. Some damage as seen in the photographs, colors still very strong and stable. 412x72cm (162x30 inches). Will be restored as requested.
Unique combination of a Cotton Crazy quilt with unusual Stars. Dramatically set in a contrasting grid and border. Excellent condition; terrific assortment of late 1880's fabrics. Measures 72" x 84". New England origin.