Tin Handle Cup Primitive Americana My Girl Green Paint Gold Stencil 19th Century Victorian Toleware

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A neat old toleware child’s tin cup in green paint. Dates from the later 19th Century Victorian. Stenciled in gold  ” MY GIRL “.  A wonderful piece of Americana primitive. Original surface with some loss of the  painted green surface.   Round … Read More

19th Century Victorian Black Velvet Hand Painted Pin Keep Cushion

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Many Victorians fashioned round discs, called pin keeps, to store straight pins for handy use on a dresser or sewing basket.  The Gatherings is offering a pin keep, dating from the late 19th Century (about 1880-1890), covered in black velvet … Read More

Long Pinner Bib Apron Victorian Turkey Redwork Feather Stitch Embroidery

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A Victorian 19th century white cotton long apron.   Accented with hand embroidery turkey red / redwork feather stitching at the top edge of the bib and along the bottom hem.  The apron style is a pinner apron (one which the … Read More

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