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Antique Clothing and Accessories
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Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form
Date/Period: 1650-1800


Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, entire view

Measurement: Height: 34"; depth: 13.75"; width: 6.5"

Material: Chestnut and Northeastern white pine

Condition: Original condition

Additional Information: The slotted board is secured to base by a removeable wedge.

$2,800.00

1345-6


Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, entire view 2

Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, entire view 3

Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, entire view 4

Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, detail view 1

Early New England Tape Loom, Floor Standing Fishtail Form, detail view 2



Pinball, Knitted, Cross-Stitch Motif
Date/Period: 19th Century


Pinball, Knitted, Cross-Stitch Motif, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 2"

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Made from two joined knitted panels that are firmly padded,
probably packed with a wool center. Possibly Quaker.

$1,075.00

1002-338


Pinball, Knitted, Cross-Stitch Motif, entire view 2



Pin Cushion, Velvet Carrot Painted with Watercolors
Date/Period: Late 19th Century


Pin Cushion, Velvet Carrot Painted with Watercolors, entire view 1

Measurement: Length: 11.5"

Material: Brushed cotton (velvet) and watercolor, sans straw tuft (foliage)

Condition: Good, bright color, no holes (We are able to add straw foliage)

$725.00

1002-342


Pin Cushion, Velvet Carrot Painted with Watercolors, entire view 2



Folk Art Bottle Whimsey, Probably Sailor Made, Yarn Winding Swift
Date/Period: 19th Century


Mackerel Plow, New England, Possible Maine, entire view

Measurement: Height: 5.75"

Material: Colorless glass, ivory, and thread

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Mold-blown bottle with flaring neck and tooled rim containing
four tier swift with turned and crosshatched shaft; carved stopper closes the bottle.
We have seen these called ladder puzzles.

$450.00

171-172




Antique Knitting Sheath,
Carved & Painted Needle Case
Unknown maker, 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Knitting Sheath, Carved & Painted Needle Case
Unknown maker, 19th Century, side 1 view

For one-handed knitting on the go…this spiral carved example with scalloped scrolled
terminus features black and red decoration against a yellow ground. One third of way
down is a deeper notched groove to accommodate belt of apron tie. The back, carved to
conform to hip, is also paint decorated in the same palate. Likely made by a suitor for
his sweetheart. (Length: 7")


Antique Knitting Sheath, Carved & Painted Needle Case
Unknown maker, 19th Century, side 2 view

SOLD

1245-18




Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case


Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case, entire view 1

The lift lid inlayed with initials “ED” opens to reveal a quilted silk lining; removeable fitted
tray also with silk lining contains buttons, a slide lid box containing spangles; buttons
and more…of special interest are four wooden spools of Clark threads. (The Clark
Thread Company (thread manufacturers: 1866: Newark, New Jersey, George A. Clark
& Bros. Inc. selling agents: 1897-1917: Newark, New Jersey, USA) Centering eight
molded compartments is a similarly sized domed pincushion covered in velvet. The
removable tray rests on corner blocks atop the deep well.
(Fine condition; 13.75 X 9 5/8 X 7.75”)


Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case, entire view 2

Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case, entire view 3

Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case, entire view 4

Antique, Ladies Work Box, Marquetry Sewing Box
American, Found in Philadelphia, circa 1850-1880
Mixed wood inlays on pine case, entire view 5

$725.00

1221-82




Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored
Apple Pincushions, Handsewn
19th Century


Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored Apple Pincushions, Handsewn   
19th Century, entire view 1

A lot of two good brushed cotton apple-form pincushions with stems.
The larger apple has a small seam repair near base; seven stitches.
(Larger: 3.25" x 3.75" x 3.25"; smaller: 3.25" x 3.25" x 3.5")


Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored Apple Pincushions, Handsewn   
19th Century, entire view 2

Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored Apple Pincushions, Handsewn   
19th Century, entire view 1

Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored Apple Pincushions, Handsewn   
19th Century, entire view 4

Antique Velvet Fruit, Water-colored Apple Pincushions, Handsewn   
19th Century, entire view 5

$695.00

1210-35




Antique Sewing Rollup, Sewing Roll, Pockets & Pincushion, A.K.A. Housewife
Nineteenth Century, Civil War Soldier’s Housewife…or Civilian


Antique Sewing Rollup, Sewing Roll, Pockets & Pincushion, A.K.A. Housewife
Nineteenth Century, Civil War Soldier’s Housewife…or Civilian, entire view 1

Interior with two pockets in silk, one gathered, and three pads for needles, with fabric;
flap interior of printed linen centered with fancy lacework; pincushion ends.
(Very good condition considering age and utility; break to one of the twisted threat with
tassel keeper which will be easily knotted; overall length open 11.5" by 6”)


Antique Sewing Rollup, Sewing Roll, Pockets & Pincushion, A.K.A. Housewife
Nineteenth Century, Civil War Soldier’s Housewife…or Civilian, entire view 2

$265.00

171-132




Antique Embroidered Wall Pocket,
US Navy, Eagle, Shields, Flags, and Anchor
Circa 1810 to 1830, Unknown Maker
Silk floss on brushed cotton, printed cotton back


Antique Embroidered Wall Pocket, US Navy, Circa 1810 to 1830, entire view

(Overall good condition consistent with age; 7.5 by 4")

$1,455

232-286


Antique Embroidered Wall Pocket, US Navy, Circa 1810 to 1830, with ruler for scale




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