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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1238608
This beautiful linen hanky is edged with elaborate chemical lace. Chemical lace, an imitation of finer laces of late 19th and early 20th c. is rare to find in such perfect condition. Luckily, this one was never used! Indeed it is a treasure for collectors. It measures 11.5" and is bright white...perfect for a wedding day! Thank you for visiting! !
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1238573
This vintage Irish linen cloth for tea or table top is filled with such wonderful patterns in its damask weave. Olive branches, fleur de lis, clovers, and geometrics literally cover it...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1237968
The work in this piece is so fabulous! In the style of antique embroidered painting, the roses are just perfectly executed by hand, in the finest petit point stitches. In addition ,there is the hand made lace surrounding it. It is in excellent condition for its age and would be so delightful for your tea, dresser top, framed or even made into a pillow! The faintest of storage stains are barely visible in photo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1960 item #1237315
Delightful for serving, rolls, biscuits, scones, or whatever you choose! I found this one in Switzerland in perfect condition. However I have washed and ironed it, so now it is ready for it's next tea or dinner party! The 3 layers of cotton are scalloped in French blue with embroidered accents on the 2nd layer. When the center cord is drawn and tied, pockets for 12 rolls or sweets are created. And you might add a jar of jam, honey, or clotted creme in the center! It measures approx...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1236131 (stock #LT0072)
This beautiful towel has the most unique damask weave with patterns of checkerboard, diamonds, ferns, and more covering the body. The surrounding border is patterned in ribbons,florals, and foliage. Each end has 1" of intricate hand knotted lace ending in 6" of fringe. If that's not enough, it is further embellished with most unusual turkey red embroidery! This hand work is a combination of tiny intricate stitches creating a candy cane effect...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1950 item #1235075 (stock #A0001)
Delightful for the holidays or year round! Are you a fan of Downton Abbey.....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1234129
This lovely tea cup and saucer set is from the British Aynsley co., well known for their fine bone china. I believe this pattern is from 1905 to 1925,and is hard to locate today.Each piece has a different artist mark painted in red. Such a lovely hand painted design with colors of spring green, pink, and yellow florals among the regal design and gilt trim. Translucent when held to the light! It is in excellent condition, I can find nothing wrong...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1233876
This beautiful creamware plate has such rich detail in the two different wicker moulded and pierced designs all around the scalloped edges. It has the impressed and printed markings of the Waechtersbach Prussia Earthenware co. from 1894 to 1906. There is evidence of wear mainly as scuffs to the raised design areas(as seen in photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1900 item #1233611 (stock #LT0071)
The hand embroidery on this large towel is absolutely exquisite! Triple monogrammed in turkey red and white floss, it has deeply padded French post point, as well as acanthus leaves filled with the tightest french knots. Each end has drawn and needle worked borders with hand knotted fringe. the linen toweling fabric has a lovely diapered pattern. It is in wonderful condition with 2 tiny holes and slight stain on the back side ,shown in 5th photo...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1230492
This incredible French fine linen "fil se lin" is accentuated with magnificent lace and raised floral appliques... all hand stitched! And of course the side is seamed with french seams with tiny stitching c.1900.A perfect accent for your bed. thank you for visiting!
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1230490
Wonderful and unique boudoir pillow hand crocheted in a airy pattern. Excellent condition! Now freshly and safely laundered for you!
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1920 item #1230265 (stock #TC0067)
This extra long table runner is absolutely fabulous! A true work of art and labor of love, handmade by some young lady possibly for her trousseau. The inserts at each end have stylized oak leaves and floral shapes. The natural color ecru linen has perfect needleworked drawnwork forming tiny little snowflakes where it crosses at each end. It is edged all around with crocheted lace in petite fan shapes...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1960 item #1227715
Delightful painting with roses and a European blue bird after a winged insect! The rich colors, painterly strokes and subject matter are most unique and delightful! Truly beautiful! I found this recently in Belgium. I haven't found a signature , but could possibly be on the back underneath the backing. The frame is very nice, but has some chipping on the outside edges of the deeply coved frame with the gesso showing, which can be touched up is desired...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1920 item #1227484
I recently found this wonderful toleware hand painted ship on a mustard background at a market in Brussels. Notice the red Cross on the billowing sail!It is in vintage used condition as seen in photos. sorry the photos are not the best, natural light isn't so bright right now. Most unique for a toleware collector or a sailor! It measures 4 3/4" X 3" X 1 3/8" deep. Does not include the matchbox.Thank you for visiting!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1950 item #1227480
This set of 7 Pink Transferware Demitasse Cups and Saucers are Palissy Pottery of England as marked on bottom with Lady Place, Hurley, Berks Thames River Scenes by Palissy Pottery England. Saucers are 5" diameter, with a floral band around the gently scalloped edge with a river scene in the center. The cups are 2.25" diameter x 2.25" tall., with the floral border around the interior of the cup. The color continues on the handle. Each cup has a delightful river scene all around...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Linens and Lace : Pre 1940 item #1227399 (stock #LT0062)
Oh so precious! These 3 cases might have been hand made to keep a bride's wedding silver! Not professional, but she expertly embroidered them, check out the precise lettering stitches! Each of the embroidered ribboned wreaths is varied in the colors she used. When opened up, each case has attached flannelette stitched to make 12 slots for knives, forks, and spoons, and a flap to secure them.. It seems to be of a linen/cotton blend with pale pink buttonhole hand stitching around all 4 sides. I've...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1920 item #1227116
Wonderful green leaf majolica handled dish by Schramberg dating to 1910 to 1920. It has great details with edging and veins and ruffled detail as well as the twig handle. It measures about 9" X 8 1/2" X 1 1/2" tall. It has tiniest chips to a few of the pointed spikes of the many, one of which appears to have been repaired, and age crazing. See 4th photo. These are not noticeable to the naked eye and certainly don't detract from it's beauty. The underside is marked with an impressed Shramberg and...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1226936 (stock #F0001)
Wonderful petite french ormolu frame with it's own stand, glass and reeded surround with crossed ribbons. A ruffled bow ribbon at the top! There are tiny chips to the edges of the glass, with one larger seen at top corner. It has its original separate metal backing covered in pale green and gold damask, which fits tight, though not necessary to use. The opening measures 2 3/8" X 3 7/8", and the frame measures 2 3/4" X 4 3/4". Beautiful and lustrous! Thank you for visiting!