Antique samplers served several purposes. For a young child, antique samplers were a practice exercise and a permanent reminder of stitches and patterns. For a young woman, antique samplers were a...More Details »
Description: Christening Dress. 39" long x 18" waist. Long sleeve, opening 8" with vintage petticoat. Fine lawn with lavish use of French whitework on V bodice through to the scalloped hem. Vertical nuns pleats with handmade lace. Circa 1900.
Description: Wedding Handkerchief Brussels Bobbin Lace "Duchesse"
Antique wedding hanky, made of
fine creamy white linen lawn,
is edged with lavish hand-made
Belgian bobbin lace (sometimes
called...More Details »
Description: Child’s Cape Cream color silk with lace collar & trim.
Picture perfect for your little princess! Victorian Lady Harrison-Smith of Wilcote, Pewsey, England handmade this Child’s Silk Cape....More Details »
Description: Child’s Dress,finest batiste.
20” gathered skirt flairs to 46” at hem. Bodice is completely crocheted in a filet lace
pattern of butterflies and flowers.
Pink ribbon slots through the...More Details »
Description: 8" square. Circa 1850. Center cross-shaped. All hand stitched. The finest quality of Beds.lace will have geometric gridworks with multi-spoked wheels. Edged with little braided scallops. This beauty has it all.
Description: Gents Wedding Hanky size 18" which includes an ornate border of Kat lace & frill of Valenciennes
fine linen, lovingly repaired.
The Victorian groom would wear it in top pocket with lace flowing out. Rare find!
Description: 1920'S Ivory Floral Silk Embroidered Piano Shawl. 50" Square. Embroidered with raised padded satin-stitch in rose and leaves pattern. Trimmed with hand-knotted silk ,macrame crochet and ending in a...More Details »