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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Immaculate Cased 9ct Gold Thimble, Chester 1904, J W Kirwan & Co from Dart Silver Ltd

An immaculate English 9ct gold sewing thimble in original case, hallmarked from Chester in 1904 with the makers mark being that of J W Kirwan & Co (John William Kirwan), ...
Immaculate Cased 9ct Gold Thimble, Chester 1904, J W Kirwan & Co from Dart Silver Ltd

£395

$507 €460

Antique Mother of Pearl Stainless Steel Patent Pocket Folding Manicure /  Sewing Scissor C.1910 from RegencySilver Antiques

This is a pair of good quality early 20th-century (c.1910) antique folding/manicure scissors. Stainless steel. Genuine mother of pearl scales. The pivot is spring-loaded, with strong tension and in excellent working order. ...
Antique Mother of Pearl Stainless Steel Patent Pocket Folding Manicure /  Sewing Scissor C.1910 from RegencySilver Antiques

£78

$100 €91

2 X Georgian Embroidered Squares, Silk, Linen, Gold Thread, Anchors from The 200 Year Old House

All these years of looking at textiles and I don't know what these are, except that I'm sure they're very old: Georgian in all likelihood: delicate and incredibly pretty: sourced ...
2 X Georgian Embroidered Squares, Silk, Linen, Gold Thread, Anchors from The 200 Year Old House

£35

$45 €41

French Rural Hunting Scene Tapestry c.1925 from Planet Antiques

Stunning French Tapestry Code BO105 156 x 75 cms Country of Origin. France Passed in 1890, the McKinley Tariff Act set new laws and fees for importing goods into America from other countries. ...
French Rural Hunting Scene Tapestry c.1925 from Planet Antiques

£150

$193 €175

Textiles Patchwork Quilt from Antiques and Things

Impressive hand sewn bedspread quilt made of hexagonal scraps of colourful cloths to create a unique overall pattern : this uniqueness is perhaps the real charm of such handmade ...
Textiles Patchwork Quilt from Antiques and Things

£160

$205 €186

Woolwork Picture of the Liner RMS Lusitania c.1925 from Wick Antiques Ltd

An early 20th century woolwork picture of the liner RMS Lusitania in coastal waters, flying the Union flag, American stars and stripes and the red ensign, with a zeppelin L10 ...
Woolwork Picture of the Liner RMS Lusitania c.1925 from Wick Antiques Ltd

£2,650

$3,401 €3,086

Antique Victorian Silk Tea Cosy, Beadwork & Embroidery, Grapes from StolenAttic

A stunning antique late Victorian tea cosy or tea cozie. It is made from deep cobalt blue padded silk and it has glass bead decoration with silk embroidered leaves. The cosy also ...
Antique Victorian Silk Tea Cosy, Beadwork & Embroidery, Grapes from StolenAttic

£299

$384 €348

Buddhist Thangka c.1930 from Rams Head Antiques

This is a beautiful and really decorative Tibetan Buddhist Thangka dating from the early 20th Century. The detailed polychrome painting on cotton shows the enlightened one in lotus position surrounded ...
Buddhist Thangka c.1930 from Rams Head Antiques

£325

$417 €378

Fine 19th Century Sampler by Harriet Humpage from Rams Head Antiques

This is fine early 19th century sampler by Harriet Humpage in excellent original order dating from around 1830. The sampler has a beautiful central panel with dense needlework of a ...
Fine 19th Century Sampler by Harriet Humpage from Rams Head Antiques

£685

$879 €798

Dewhurst's Sylko Haberdashery Cotton Reel Display Box c.1938 from Penrose Antiques Ltd

We have for sale a late 1930s Dewhurst's of Skipton Sylko haberdashery shop display cotton reel box complete with a a total of 66 Dewhurst's Silko cotton reals dating from ...
Dewhurst's Sylko Haberdashery Cotton Reel Display Box c.1938 from Penrose Antiques Ltd

£150

$193 €175

Early Victorian Wooden Wool Winder, with Original Green Paintwork from Slade's Antiques

This antique wool winder dates from the first half of the nineteenth century. It is of a nice size and retains its attractive original green paintwork. It is adjustable and ...
Early Victorian Wooden Wool Winder, with Original Green Paintwork from Slade's Antiques

£175

$225 €204

Thimble Holder from Bridport Antiques

An enchanting Victorian Egg shaped brass thimble holder. Silver thimble by Henry Griffiths and Sons. Birmingham 1882.
Thimble Holder from Bridport Antiques

£88

$113 €102

Framed Stumpwork Silk Embroidery Needlework Forest Scene from Grumbla Lane

Antique early silk stumpwork embroidery of a woodland scene. The picture has a lovely perspective with threes and stumpwork flowers in the foreground looking through to the forest floor and distant ...
Framed Stumpwork Silk Embroidery Needlework Forest Scene from Grumbla Lane

£40

$51 €47

Pair of Chinese Silk Embroidery Landscape Work of Art in Rosewood Frame from Inspire

A delightful pair of Chinese Silk Embroidery Landscape Work of Art in Rosewood Frame.
Pair of Chinese Silk Embroidery Landscape Work of Art in Rosewood Frame from Inspire

£135

$173 €157

Antique French Thimble Holder c.1900 from The Antique Seller

Antique French Thimble Holder complete with brass thimble, the egg shape case engraved and chased with floral motifs with chain for hanging from ladies Chatelaine nice unusual collectable item.
Antique French Thimble Holder c.1900 from The Antique Seller

£75

$96 €87

Beautiful Petite Vintage Mille-Fleurs Tapestry, La Dame À La Licorne from Adam Charles Antiques

A petite vintage wall hanging tapestry. mid 20th Century, I would wager, though after a c15th mille-fleurs tapestry, entitled La Dame à la licorne, the Lady and the Unicorn. 20 inches ...
Beautiful Petite Vintage Mille-Fleurs Tapestry, La Dame À La Licorne from Adam Charles Antiques

£60

$77 €70

Beautiful Framed Tapestry Wool Work Panel, Roman Centurion & Noble Women from Adam Charles Antiques

A super quality tapestry panel. Wool stitches create a scene from antiquity in the manner of an old master (possibly a depiction of Esther before Ahasuerus). Glazed and smartly framed. Vibrant, unfaded colours ...
Beautiful Framed Tapestry Wool Work Panel, Roman Centurion & Noble Women from Adam Charles Antiques

£60

$77 €70

Beautiful Framed Tapestry Wool Work Panel from Adam Charles Antiques

A super quality tapestry panel. Wool stitches evoke a touching family scene. Glazed and smartly framed. Vibrant, unfaded colours and excellent detail to the image. Hours and hours of work. A fine furnishing piece.
Beautiful Framed Tapestry Wool Work Panel from Adam Charles Antiques

£60

$77 €70

Spectacular Aubusson Wall Tapestry, Tissage Du Manoir, 'La Chasse', 70 X 96Cm from Adam Charles Antiques

A magnifcent & impressive vintage French wall hanging tapestry. Late c20th, though in the manner of the c16th original 'Depart pour la Chasse' which hangs in the Cluny Museum in Paris. The ...
Spectacular Aubusson Wall Tapestry, Tissage Du Manoir, 'La Chasse', 70 X 96Cm from Adam Charles Antiques

£145

$186 €169

Good Quality Needlework Sampler Dated 1867 from Spectrum Antiques

A good quality needlework sampler dated 1867 by Esther Kingshott. Good strong colours and no damage or degradation to background. Images of trees, birds, lovehearts, and an interesting early 19th ...
Good Quality Needlework Sampler Dated 1867 from Spectrum Antiques

£160

$205 €186

Spectacular Large Aubusson Verdure Wall Tapestry 6' X 7' Point Genre Gobelins from Adam Charles Antiques

A magnifcent & impressive vintage French wall hanging tapestry. Late c20th, though in the manner of a c17th Aubusson tapestry in the typical vedure style: a rambling mill set against a ...
Spectacular Large Aubusson Verdure Wall Tapestry 6' X 7' Point Genre Gobelins from Adam Charles Antiques

£245

$314 €285

Vintage Handmade Taqiyah Islamic Hat Great All Hand Sewn Muted Colours Stunning Item from Shai Abbassi Antiques

Stand not included. Thank you for viewing my items, Everything you see is sourced by me personally on my travels around the UK, Then restored upholstered etc in my workshop on ...
Vintage Handmade Taqiyah Islamic Hat Great All Hand Sewn Muted Colours Stunning Item from Shai Abbassi Antiques

£45

$58 €52

Antique Needlework School Sampler c.1850 from The Antique Seller

Antique Needlework School Sampler a colourfully stitched childs sampler bearing the name Rachel Maw Scarborough, nicely and neatly executed by this little girl in the mid 19th Century in Scarborough ...
Antique Needlework School Sampler c.1850 from The Antique Seller

£85

$109 €99

Small Regency Silkwork Picture, Shepherdess & Sheep c.1820, Period Frame from Chester's Farm Antiques

A delightfully naive silkwork picture depicting a shepherdess with two woolly lambs or sheep, trees and the background with further away a pine tree and a church. The girl's face ...
Small Regency Silkwork Picture, Shepherdess & Sheep c.1820, Period Frame from Chester's Farm Antiques

£185

$237 €215

Engine Turned Coquilla Nut Pin Cushion c.1840 from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Engine turned coquilla nut pin cushion , it has its original velvet cushion top, it dates back to 1840. It measures 5 by 5 and stands 7 cm high.
Engine Turned Coquilla Nut Pin Cushion c.1840 from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

£80

$103 €93

Large Victorian Linen Sampler, Sarah Spencer, c.1840 in Period Frame from Chester's Farm Antiques

This delightful sampler, wool on linen, was made by Sarah Spencer, but no further detail is given as to how old she was or when it was made. ...
Large Victorian Linen Sampler, Sarah Spencer, c.1840 in Period Frame from Chester's Farm Antiques

£185

$237 €215

Biblical Tapestry Framed c.1900 from Hodgson Antiques Limited

Free delivery in England and Wales Excellent condition, vivid colours Measurements Height including frame = 31 inches / 79 cm Width including frame = 27 inches / 69 cm
Biblical Tapestry Framed c.1900 from Hodgson Antiques Limited

£250

$321 €291

Victorian Biblical Tapestry, Framed from Hodgson Antiques Limited

Free delivery in England and Wales Lovely condition and vibrant colours Measurements Height including frame = 30 1/2 inches / 77.5 cm Width including frame = 25 1/4 inches / 64 ...
Victorian Biblical Tapestry, Framed from Hodgson Antiques Limited

£195

$250 €227

19th Century Chinese Wool Work Picture from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

This unusual and beautiful 19th Century Chinese antique wool work picture depicts 2 sages and a kylin in a gilt decorated frame. It measures 26 ¾ in – 68 cm by ...
19th Century Chinese Wool Work Picture from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

£995

$1,277 €1,159

Early 20th Century Indian Worked Silk Wall Hanging or Bed Cover from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

This stunning and beautifully designed early 20th C. Indian silk wall hanging, which could easily also be used for a bed covering, features an intricate and detailed design of geometric ...
Early 20th Century Indian Worked Silk Wall Hanging or Bed Cover from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

£1,000

$1,283 €1,165