All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1800 item #715254 (stock #TCU)
A pair of beautiful early wedding garters with great American provenance. The white silk garters are embroidered in bright chenille flowers, with the motto “la vertu” (virtue) on one, and “m’attache” (is attached to me, tied to me, etc.) on the other. The garters belonged to Elizabeth Martin and date from 1702, when Elizabeth married her neighbor, Richard Dallam...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1800 item #1058770 (stock #P1900j)
Beautiful 18th century netted lace stitch purse, in dark green and gold metallic thread. Amazing condition considering its age; some fraying to metallic thread on piping. Measures 4 5/8” by 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1412572 (stock #nt100)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
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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...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1700 item #1041022 (stock #PB1277)
A rare, early 17th century drawstring purse, worked in golden and silver metallic threads in plaited braid stitches and edged with green silk thread. Classically Jacobean, this purse features a knotted square design and is decorated with three plaited tassel balls to the bottom edge and two large balls at each top corner. Lined in pink silk, now discolored. Great condition for its age; drawstring and small sections of stitching are lacking. Measures 5 1/4” by 4 7/8”.