Drawers and knickerbockers Needlework and Cutting Out by Agnes Walker and Jane A. Strachan. First published in 1898. These extracts are from the 1914 edition. Fig 6--Knickers gathered at Waist and Knee by Elastic.
Victorian Era Art Nouveau Dragon Pendant 14k Gold & Mine Cut Diamond
Victorian era Art Nouveau brooch hand crafted of fine 14k gold depicting a mythical dragon. It is beautifully executed with intricate details and bezel set with a single old mine cut diamond. It looks like it may have at one time had a pin back that has been removed and features a hidden bale. In excellent estate condition.
Antique Heart Shaped Amethyst and Pearl Murrle, Bennett & Co. Brooch Pin in 9k Gold
handcrafted in 9 karat gold and set with a bright and perfectly violet heart shaped amethyst that measures 8.5x8x4.4mm. The brooch was made by the famed Murrle Bennet and Company, an Anglo-German firm started by Ernst Murrle and JB Bennett, which produced pieces for retail by the store 'Liberty and Co.', famous London Arts and Crafts dealers. The company was in existence from 1886-1914, this brooch was most likely made around 1900. It is marked on the back with the Murrle Bennett and Co mark…
Arts & Crafts Period Sterling Silver Hair Barrette
Arts & Crafts Period Sterling Silver Hair Barrette. Unsigned, but tested strongly for sterling standard silver, this barrette has beautifully applied letters (HMB). Traditional closure. Ca. 1880-1910. Excellent condition. It measures 2" long x 5/8" high. It weighs 14.4 gm.
Pewter Arts and Crafts Hand-hammered Wild Roses Buckle. A beautifully crafted belt-buckle in solid pewter, with a lovely plaited edge and hand-hammered wild trailing roses detail. An unmarked piece that is
Pewter Arts and Crafts Hand-hammered Wild Roses Buckle
1920's Arts & Crafts Embossed Leather Purse Handbag by Nocona Bags
1920's Arts & Crafts Embossed Leather Purse Handbag by Nocona Bags. An incredibly beautiful Nocona leather purse embossed in a distinct Arts and Crafts or Art Deco era design. The bag dates to the early 1920's era. It is made of supple honey brown leather. The embossed design on the bag’s front depicts a graceful lily of the valley motif. The single strap handle and edges on the bag body are laced in a dark chocolate leather whip stitch. The sides of the bag were hand sewn by artisans as…
283. Arts & Crafts work bag, H. E. Verran, Inc., Royal Society, Unknown number, ca. 1908-1913, green, blue, yellow and orange floss on oatmeal linen fabric, satin and outline stitches and French knots, conventional design, 11" x 9", mint; with an Arts & Crafts hand bag, Montgomery Ward & Co., No. 2S2652, ca. 1913, peach, blue and gold floss on oatmeal linen fabric, satin stitch and French knots, metal eyelets, cord drawstring, conventional floral motif, 8" x 11", excellent condition; with an…
254. Arts & Crafts purse, Unknown maker and number, ca. 1910-1913, green floss on green fabric, satin stitch, conventional, geometric floral motif, metal clasp and chain, a rare combination of materials, color and design, 8" x 7", excellent condition 200-300
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239. Arts & Crafts purse, embroidered stylized floral design in green, peach, and black on linen, ribbon draw string closure, 14" x 12.5"; with an Arts & Crafts purse, both ca. 1908-1913, embroidered design in blue, gold and black, with pull string closure, 12" x 8.5", very good condition 150-250
238. Arts & Crafts purse, H.E Verran Inc. Royal Society, embroidered stylized leaves in green, tan and black on linen, snap closure, 7" x 10", minor stains; with an Arts & Crafts purse, both ca. 1908-1913, embroidered stylized design in brown and green with metal frame, 9" x 6.5", very good condition 250-350
Slubby navy wool 1910-1915 walking suit. Imaginative closure design on the jacket with velvet cuffs and collar, lined in silk satin, with old label. Back closing skirt with top stitched asymmetrical pleat across skirt and along the hem.
From the Stickley Museum's fascinating blog, this scene is "Visiting & Receiving." Left: plum ribbed silk faille with chemical lace detailing, ca. 1911. Center: pale yellow ribbed silk with china silk front, ca. 1911. Right: dark lilac printed silk decorated with chain stitch embroidery, ca. 1911. See http://www.stickleymuseum.org/blog/ for lots of other interesting info.