"Antique sewing tools dating mainly from the 19th Century, including sewing boxes, other work boxes, and the tools to go in them such as thimbles, needlecases, pincushions, winders, scissors, stilettos, bodkins, tape measures, reels, etc"
153 items available.
A very rare find, a huge French Aubusson Tapestry Floor or Wall covering. Hand made around 100 years old. The colours are still vivid and its in really good condition. ...
We have for sale a very striking and rather unusual Victorian Chester hallmarked silver string holder/string dispenser with scissors my the excellent silversmith Henry Matthews.
This lovely silver hollow ball ...
This is an original 'Irish Farmer working in County Cork field with prized Shire Horses' tapestry hand crafted embroidered. It is a most beautiful hand woven tapestry of a farmer ...
This delightful early 19th century needlepoint embroidery is a particularly fine piece of work, beautifully framed in or around 1870. The oval floral panel has very fine, neat stitching which ...
This is a charming 19th century alphabet sampler by Emily Ratchett dated July 21st 1885 in remarkably crisp, clean condition. The sampler has a detailed border with pretty floral spandrels ...
This intriguing picture is a curious mish-mash of elements. It is woven in wool and silk in different stitch sizes, the finer parts reserved for the animal figures and the ...
This is a fine early Victorian needlework picture of a ruined castle with a bridge and river this includes several amusing aspects of country life. Colours are slightly faded otherwise ...
Offered for sale is this Old Tapestry Bell Pull nice traditional needlework pattern in attractive colours and presented in good condition.
This is a cushion Scouts Be Prepared 1930s logo. It has intricate stitching and a subtle use of colours. It is feather filled.
It dates 1930s (I was told these were ...
This is a Victorian needlework cushion of 'The Royal Couple'. It has intricate stitching and a subtle use of colours. It has been lovingly stitched by a Victorian gentlewoman. Exquisite ...
This is a rare original handcrafted linen vintage wall tapestry Scottish Horse Trainers Racing Glenrothes Scotland embroidered signed. It is a most beautiful hand woven tapestry of 2 horses being ...
This is a vintage large handmade Swiss Snow Mountain Deer Animals & Timber Chalet Landscape Scene Tapestry set in a decorative cream wooden frame.
A great display item for your home ...
A very well commercially made string holder by Cosmos. It is made of pine and comes with the original string. Not only attractive and tactile but also practical.
This is a lovely example of a solid sterling silver novelty pin cushion.
The cradle/cot carries import marks for London 1901 and was imported by John George Piddington. The original (possibly ...
This is a Victorian antique beadwork banner roses and leaves on a brass ornate telescopic stand. It is lovingly stitched by a victorian gentlewoman. Ornate brass telescopic stand. Brass shell ...
In good order this is 17th Century antique tapestry panel showing 2 Bishops / Saints in surrounds with fine 'stumpwork' type wire work. Possibly from a cape.
This is an early 20th-century (1925) solid sterling silver thimble.
The body with densely engraved floral pattern.
Size 14. Birmingham hallmarked.
Good condition, an early example 94 year old silver thimble.
Birmingham, SILVER fineness ...
This is an early 20th-century (1918) antique solid sterling silver thimble.
The body with engraved floral pattern.
Size 15. Birmingham hallmarked.
Good condition, an early example 101 year old genuine antique silver thimble.
An incredible antique 18th century tapestry of floral design mounted on a large wood boarding and surrounded with a velvet border.
The woolwork panel is crewel sewn and depicts a ...
Offered for sale is this Uzbekistan cradle made from pieces of textile, most likely old carpets.
Lovely large heart shaped late Victorian hallmarked solid silver pin cushion. Made by William Comyns & Sons and hallmarked in London with the date letter for 1900. Super decoration of ...
A very fine Treen 19th Century String or Thread Dispensing Pot with a lovely turned bone spindle with exterior bone handle, the thread being pulled through a small ring in ...
This is a delightful Georgian Adam and Eve sampler by Elizabeth Whittaker aged only 9 years old when completed in the Year 1808. The sampler shows particularly fine needlework throughout ...
This is a very fine early 20th century antique Chinese silk panel. Deep rich aubergine silk ground with an embroidered border of vivid blue flowers, the central embroidery depicts a ...
Fine Geogian oval silkwork picture of lady standing within a wood. All in fine condition, but later mounted and within a Victorian frame. All in fine condition.
An interesting wool work tapestry in an impressive gesso / gilt frame.
This is a set of three beautiful old Chinese silk and gold thread embroideries, nicely framed under glass, with the densely worked gold threads couched in fine red, and very ...
This is a pair of Victorian / Arts & Crafts antique silkworks flowers which are lovingly stitched by a Victorian gentlewoman. They have a subtle use of colours and intricate ...
This is an early 20th century silk hand woven piano throw worked on a cotton ground in soumak stitch decorated with a central field of flowers within a blue floral ...
A magnificently beautiful Victorian silk embroidered cushion.
The craftsmanship on this cushion is really second to none and you can just see this beauty adorning the easy chair of a ...
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