Antique Victorian Infant Baby Christening Cape Whitework Embroidery Trim

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An infant or baby’s Christening cape or capelet.  The cape dates from the 1880’s or 1890’s Victorian era. Made a white pique fabric, the cape is embellished with whitework embroidery trim.  A narrow trim accents the edge of the peter … Read More

1890s Crazy Quilt Blocks Embroidery Painted Silk Velvet Ribbon Lot 11

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Exceptionally gorgeous group of Victorian crazy quilt blocks from the later Victorian era.  Made of silks, velvet, and ribbons.  Many with beautiful embroidery work,  Two with hand painting, such as the heron and crane. Fancy embroidery includes a Victorian child, … Read More

1890s Victorian Doll Dress White Black Calico Fabric Pink Trimming China Buttons

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Now here is a doll dress that is just plain sweet.  Home sewn from the 1890’s, Victorian era, the dress is made in a white with back print calico fabric.  Dress your bisque, china or tin head doll. Find out … Read More

Victorian 1890s Dennison Crepe Paper Sample Book Price Flower Directions

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A tenth addition of Dennison’s Imported Tissue (crepe) Paper catalog.  Exact date of the book is not known but guessing about 1896.  This is a sample catalog with a group of small pieces of sample colored crepe paper attached.  Each … Read More

1890s Early 1900s Star Quilt Hand Stitched Quilted Calico Patchwork Piece As Is

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Here’s a very showy quilt, especially in a star pattern, with bold use of colors.  Even though this late Victorian quilt does have some damage, it reflects much charm.  It is hand pieced and hand stitched in a wonderful array … Read More

1890s Old Primitive Red Doll Dress Red White Check Fabric Treadle Sewn

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Shopping for a primitive doll dress for a cloth doll or rag doll? Here’s a cute little dress dating from the 1890s.  Made of red with white check cotton fabric, the dress is treadle machine sewn. Simple neck line with … Read More