Old Bone Sewing Thread Winder Carved Crane Bird Figure 19th Century

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A wonderful old sewing thread winder.  Made of carved bone, the 19th century winder is embellished with a crane (or similar bird) on the one end. Nicely detailed, especially the piercing of the crane and incising of the wings. This … Read More

Antique 19th Century Americana Hand Woven Doilies Sampler With Provenance

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The attached note included with these two featured hand woven doily mats, not only add provenance, but a measure of charm. The typewritten note states: the linen in the centerpiece was made from flax, the seed of which was planted … Read More