Antique Needlework and Sewing

"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"  

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Victorian Framed Naval Embroidery from Worboys Antiques

19th Century Victorian antique patriotic naval embroidery in a wooden frame. Please note that not all items are on display in our showrooms and may be in our off-site store. If ...
Victorian Framed Naval Embroidery from Worboys Antiques

£195

$246 €218

Antique Cased Set Sewing Tools c.1865 from The Antique Seller

Antique Cased Set Sewing Tools. Victorian Green velvet case opening to reveal three sewing tools possibly for rug making, presented in charming but used condition (please see photos).
Antique Cased Set Sewing Tools c.1865 from The Antique Seller

£45

$57 €50

Vintage Scottish Wooden Pin Cushion c.1920 from The Antique Seller

Vintage Scottish Wooden Pin Cushion nice cushion shape pedestal mahogany stand with tartan pin cushion insert, presented in nice condition.
Vintage Scottish Wooden Pin Cushion c.1920 from The Antique Seller

£45

$57 €50

Antique American Sewing Pin Cushion c.1920 from The Antique Seller

Antique American Sewing Pin Cushion fashioned as a native leather moccasin with colourful needlework sock and silk pin cushion a most unusual item presented in nice condition for its approx ...
Antique American Sewing Pin Cushion c.1920 from The Antique Seller

£55

$69 €61

Silver Needle Case from Bridport Antiques

A charming silver needle case with a secure removable lid, decorated in a twisted rope pattern with small pin prick design. There is a blank space on the container for ...
Silver Needle Case from Bridport Antiques

£120

$151 €134

Regency Silk Needlework Picture c.1820 from Jo Brayshaw

Charming Regency Silk Needlework Picture. c1820. Lovely old embroidery, bit faded, no holes, in it’s original verre eglomise glass mount and frame. The outer frame measures 10¾ inches (27cm) by ...
Regency Silk Needlework Picture c.1820 from Jo Brayshaw

£130

$164 €145

Silver Spool Knave from Precious Objects

Rare silver spool knave. It is very likely Dutch, (marks are too small to identify) late 18th century because of the shape of its handles.
Silver Spool Knave from Precious Objects

£395

$498 €441

Victorian Trivet from Arundel Eccentrics

19th Century English Victorian antique decorative wood and beadwork trivet.
Victorian Trivet from Arundel Eccentrics

£95

$120 €106

Maritime Sailors Wool Work the Duke of Wellington from Wickersley Antiques

A fantastic wool work picture of HMS The Duke of Wellington so named because it was launched on the day he died 1852 it was powered by both sail and ...
Maritime Sailors Wool Work the Duke of Wellington from Wickersley Antiques

£950

$1,197 €1,060

Needle Case & Silver Bodkin C.1850 from Precious Objects

19th Century antique ebony, tortoiseshell lined needle case with its silver bodkin.
Needle Case & Silver Bodkin C.1850 from Precious Objects

£75

$94 €84

Scandinavian / Swedish Vintage Folk Art Hand Woven Cushion Cover, Skåne Region, Floral & Geometric Pattern c.1930/1940 from W&W Antiques

For sale is a characterful hand woven Swedish cushion cover in original condition. - The woven blue grey cushion cover has an attractive geometric border pattern most likely from the Skåne ...
Scandinavian / Swedish Vintage Folk Art Hand Woven Cushion Cover, Skåne Region, Floral & Geometric Pattern c.1930/1940 from W&W Antiques

£75

$94 €84

Scandinavian / Swedish Vintage Folk Art Hand Woven Wall Hanging, Skåne Region, Floral & Geometric Pattern from W&W Antiques

For sale is a characterful hand woven Swedish wall hanging in original condition. - The woven wall hanging has an attractive geometric border pattern most likely from the Skåne Region of ...
Scandinavian / Swedish Vintage Folk Art Hand Woven Wall Hanging, Skåne Region, Floral & Geometric Pattern from W&W Antiques

£135

$170 €151

Charming Pre Raphaelite Ink Drawing on Ivorine - Signed & Dated 1884- Lady Embroidering from Shibusa Gallery

A charming, 19th century ink drawing on Ivorine (a celluloid invented in the mid 19th century) in a Pre Raphaelite style. Signed with a Jack in the Box and ...
Charming Pre Raphaelite Ink Drawing on Ivorine - Signed & Dated 1884- Lady Embroidering from Shibusa Gallery

£70

$88 €78

The Lady and the Unicorn Medieval Tapestry from Modants Ltd

Known in the modern day as the Lady and the Unicorn, original designs were drawn in Paris and woven in Flanders during the 16th century, now on permanent display at ...
The Lady and the Unicorn Medieval Tapestry from Modants Ltd

£295

$372 €329

Large Vintage Floral Paisley Patchwork Quilt from Kernow Furniture

Large vintage patch work quilt. Large quilt, floral cotton back with cotton squares of checked, paisley and floral patchwork design to the top. Dimensions: 280cm x 260cm
Large Vintage Floral Paisley Patchwork Quilt from Kernow Furniture

£345

$435 €385

Antique Textile From Arunachal Pradesh from Antiques in Oxford

Beautiful textile of “Gara Embroidery” with Chinese Character depiction of the pathway. I collected this piece of Gara Embroidery from the Royal family Provenance: Chumba - Arunachal Pradesh (This is ...
Antique Textile From Arunachal Pradesh from Antiques in Oxford

£3,950

$4,976 €4,409

Converted Singer Sewing Machine to Table Lamp from Occleshaw Antiques

A converted Victorian antique sewing machine, this is a table lamp which has been re wired to a good standard, really looks the part and quirky.
Converted Singer Sewing Machine to Table Lamp from Occleshaw Antiques

£220

$277 €246

Old Kilim Cushion with Feather Pad C.1890 from Miles Antiques

Antique carpet cushion. Old kilim carpet fronted cushion with plain brown twill back with zip. Feather pad inside. Antique front with a modern back. A good robust old cushion which adds a good Bohemian ...
Old Kilim Cushion with Feather Pad C.1890 from Miles Antiques

£38

$48 €42

Early 19th Century Floral Silk Needlework Picture from Fabulous Finds Antiques

Early 19th Century floral silk work in oval starburst mount and glazed wooden frame. Beautiful detail of various flowers. One small fold in silk background as shown in photos.
Early 19th Century Floral Silk Needlework Picture from Fabulous Finds Antiques

£220

$277 €246

Needlework Sampler dating from 1886 from Spectrum Antiques

An interesting needlework sampler dated 1886 by Maria Moadoa. The surname has its origins in Spain. Colours are still extremely vivid and clear. Dimensions in cm's : width:44 x height:50.5
Needlework Sampler dating from 1886 from Spectrum Antiques

£130

$164 €145

Antique Cut Steel Beadwork & Velvet Purse - Regency Period from Panache

This is a gorgeous example of an early 19th Century purse. The burgundy coloured velvet is unusual as these purses are more often than not black. It has a polished ...
Antique Cut Steel Beadwork & Velvet Purse - Regency Period from Panache

£175

$220 €195

Rare Victorian Armorial Crest Wool Work Needlepoint (Free Shipping to Mainland Englland) from Trade Antiques

This is a Armorial Crest Needlepoint Subtle use of colours Intricate detail Dates Victorian Lovingly Stitched By A Victorian Gentlewoman Gilded heavy original frame (slightly distressed Under Glass A superb Wool work Needlepoint for your collection Free ...
Rare Victorian Armorial Crest Wool Work Needlepoint (Free Shipping to Mainland Englland) from Trade Antiques

£485

$611 €541

Delightful Georgian Silver Cotton Waxer from Jeff Sims Antiques

A charming example of Georgian silver sewing ware. This is wheel shaped cotton waxer. The base and top are flower embossed silver, which screw together via a central spine and ...
Delightful Georgian Silver Cotton Waxer from Jeff Sims Antiques

£95

$120 €106

Superb German Silver & Guilloche Enamel Thimble from Jeff Sims Antiques

A superb German silver thimble in a presentation box. The thimble is decorated with guilloche enamel featuring flowers and leaves and dates from the early 20th Century. The top is ...
Superb German Silver & Guilloche Enamel Thimble from Jeff Sims Antiques

£110

$139 €123

Victorian Silver & Enamel Plaster & Scissors Case by Sampson Mordan, London, 1899 from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

A rare late Victorian silver Plaster & Scissors case, of purse form with clasp closure and attached suspension ring, the face enamelled with a red cross. The fitted interior complete ...
Victorian Silver & Enamel Plaster & Scissors Case by Sampson Mordan, London, 1899 from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

£800

$1,008 €893

Silver Buttons, Art Nouveau Hallmarked Birmingham 1903 from Panache

This is a gorgeous set of 6 Art Nouveau solid silver buttons in great condition. The iris flower design is very unusual and striking. Hallmarked Birmingham 1903 they were made ...
Silver Buttons, Art Nouveau Hallmarked Birmingham 1903 from Panache

£195

$246 €218

Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures from Wick Antiques Ltd

An unusual pair of Italian silk embroidery and gouache painted paper pictures, both with scenes from Classical antiquity, one showing two warriors addressing an old man by a cave, the ...
Unusual Pair of Italian Silk Embroidery & Gouache Painted Paper Pictures from Wick Antiques Ltd

£6,800

$8,566 €7,590

Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Hand Woven 'Agedyna' Cushion / Coverlet / Wall Hanging, Skåne Region,1944 from W&W Antiques

For sale is a beautiful vintage hand woven Swedish 'agedyna' or carriage cushion / coverlet in original condition. - The woven cushion cover has a beautiful geometric / floral pattern reminiscent ...
Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Hand Woven 'Agedyna' Cushion / Coverlet / Wall Hanging, Skåne Region,1944 from W&W Antiques

£185

$233 €206

Gorgeous French Silver Gilt Needle Case from Jeff Sims Antiques

A gorgeous example of French late 19th Century silver sewing ware. This is a delightful silver gilt needle case with engine turned detail and architectural design. The body is decorated ...
Gorgeous French Silver Gilt Needle Case from Jeff Sims Antiques

£110

$139 €123

Hand Made Vintage Resht Embroidery c.1950 from Ross Old Books, Antiques & Collectables

A Hand Made Vintage Resht Embroidery circa 1950's with nice detailed work all over. Embroidery measures approx 39.5 x 36.5 inches.
Hand Made Vintage Resht Embroidery c.1950 from Ross Old Books, Antiques & Collectables