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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Large 16th Century Flemish Tapestry from Lee Wright Antiques Ltd

Large 16th Century Flemish tapestry, beautifully faded over the centuries. Woven wool, silk and hemp. May have been reduced in height some time ago. Circa 1580. Would make a beautiful ...
Large 16th Century Flemish Tapestry from Lee Wright Antiques Ltd

£9,500

$11,700 €10,773

Georgian or Regency Silkwork Floral Picture in Oval Frame c.1820 from Chester's Farm Antiques

This charming little framed picture is stitched with a limited palette of coloured silks onto an open dark brown linen base. It was probably made in the early 19th ...
Georgian or Regency Silkwork Floral Picture in Oval Frame c.1820 from Chester's Farm Antiques

£95

$117 €108

Cased Edwardian Silver Thimble by Charles Horner, Chester 1903 from Julie Cartwright Antiques

This delightful cased silver thimble was made in Chester 1903 by the collectable Charles Horner. The lower section of the thimble fully hallmarked. The middles section engraved with stylised star ...
Cased Edwardian Silver Thimble by Charles Horner, Chester 1903 from Julie Cartwright Antiques

£125

$154 €142

Antique Portable Sewing Box from Planet Antiques

Stunning Sewing Box Fantastic addition to your sewing collection, white metal with velvet top and two internal sections. Great piece of stylish kit that will sit well as a display piece or ...
Antique Portable Sewing Box from Planet Antiques

£99

$122 €112

Georgian Framed Sampler. Dated 1824 from Carse Antiques

Good Georgian framed sampler of non religious theme (which makes a change) . Very well done with nice mellow colours. Doesn't appear to be faded too much but there is ...
Georgian Framed Sampler. Dated 1824 from Carse Antiques

£195

$240 €221

Antique Hand Stitched Tapestry c.1890 from Marylebone Antiques

Large antique hand stitched needlepoint tapestry with a colourful scene in very good original condition. The scene depicts two ladies surrounded by many different birds, foliage, trees & flowers. Please ...
Antique Hand Stitched Tapestry c.1890 from Marylebone Antiques

£295

$363 €335

Fine Pair of Regency Silk Needleworks from Prometheus Antiques

A fine pair of Regency period needleworks in silk stitched on silk. The pair show two ladies each engaged in rural pursuits, one is fishing and the other heading out ...
Fine Pair of Regency Silk Needleworks from Prometheus Antiques

£395

$486 €448

Victorian Cotton Reel Stand from Michael Armson Antiques Ltd

A very decorative Victorian metal cotton reel holder with all its original painted surface, this has a circular moulded base supporting a painted cherub. There are six metal rods which ...
Victorian Cotton Reel Stand from Michael Armson Antiques Ltd

£250

$308 €284

19th Century - Large Decorative Victorian Sampler, Commemorative & Religious / Mourning Needlework to Betty Hardy 1855 from W&W Antiques

For sale is a bright, floral and decorative large memorial sampler - The sampler has a lovely floral repeat pattern border in a light blue, this frames the central "In Memory ...
19th Century - Large Decorative Victorian Sampler, Commemorative & Religious / Mourning Needlework to Betty Hardy 1855 from W&W Antiques

£295

$363 €335

Wool Work Picture of Two Gaff Rigged Cutters from Wick Antiques Ltd

Late 19th Century wool work picture of two gaff rigged cutters one flying Royal Yacht Squadron pennant.
Wool Work Picture of Two Gaff Rigged Cutters from Wick Antiques Ltd

£975

$1,201 €1,106

Victorian Needlework of a Dog from Prometheus Antiques

A charming small Victorian needlework of a dog. The needlework shows a spaniel in landscape setting and is worked in wool. The piece is framed in the original bird's eye ...
Victorian Needlework of a Dog from Prometheus Antiques

£135

$166 €153

Beautiful Wasp Waist Mannequin c.1900 from Swag Ltd

This is a beautifully shaped mannequin with a wasp waist and a bustle shaped back. It has a few little knocks and minor damage it is in pretty good condition ...
Beautiful Wasp Waist Mannequin c.1900 from Swag Ltd

£365

$450 €414

Silk Stevengraph "the First Point" from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

A Victorian woven silk Stevengraph of a hunt. The picture is of a huntsman and greyhounds in pursuit of a hare, 'The First Point'. The silk picture has written on the slip ...
Silk Stevengraph "the First Point" from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£145

$179 €164

George III Silver Bodkin Belonging to Ann Reily. Unmarked c.1790 from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

Offered for sale is this good 18th Century George III antique silver bodkin. The blade is engraved for 'Ann Reily Dec 10th 1790'. Unmarked c1790
George III Silver Bodkin Belonging to Ann Reily. Unmarked c.1790 from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

£235

$289 €266

Early 19th Century Royal Commemorative Steel Bodkin - Prince Frederick Duke of York from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

A rare early 19th century Royal Commemorative steel Bodkin, engraved for Frederick Duke of York (the second son of George III) born 16th August 1763, died Jan 5th 1827. Prince Frederick, ...
Early 19th Century Royal Commemorative Steel Bodkin - Prince Frederick Duke of York from Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd

£195

$240 €221

Rare Georgian Map Sampler of Europe from Prometheus Antiques

A fine and rare eighteenth century map sampler of Europe. The sampler is worked in silks on linen, in various colours. There are some great details with random cities picked ...
Rare Georgian Map Sampler of Europe from Prometheus Antiques

£350

$431 €397

Silk Stevengraph "Are You Ready" from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

This is a 19th Century Victorian antique woven silk Stevengraph of a boat race. The picture is at the start of the race with the starter on a tender holding a ...
Silk Stevengraph "Are You Ready" from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£145

$179 €164

Regency Chinoiserie Sewing Table with Original Silk Sewing Bag from Tom Scott Antiques

A very beautiful and rare 19th Century Regency antique chinoiserie work table or sewing table with an incredible interior and original silk sewing bag. Very decorative piece and the detail to ...
Regency Chinoiserie Sewing Table with Original Silk Sewing Bag from Tom Scott Antiques

£1,150

$1,416 €1,304

Silk Stevengraph 'The Last Lap' c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

This is a 19th Century Victorian antique woven silk Stevengraph of a Penny Farthing bike race. The silk picture has written on the slip "Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor ...
Silk Stevengraph 'The Last Lap' c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£145

$179 €164

The Eclectic Needlecase from Digby Antiques (Wiltshire)

A great little item. The Eclectic needlecase by Royal letters patent. H Millward & Sons Redditch. This holds 4 sizes of needles 6 7 8 & 9. By moving the ...
The Eclectic Needlecase from Digby Antiques (Wiltshire)

£140

$172 €159

Mahogany & Rosewood Needlework Table c.1830 from Oakfield Gallery

This is an early 19th century mahogany and rosewood needlework table. The table stands on a square moulded pedestal stem with a rectangular scalloped base that terminates with four shaped ...
Mahogany & Rosewood Needlework Table c.1830 from Oakfield Gallery

£425

$523 €482

Mauchlin Ware Sewing Items from Antiques and Things

Mauchlin Ware McIntosh tartan thread box containing a thimble and 6 original cotton reels each with a polished bone dispensing hole advertising Clark & Co. Paisley. We accept payment by ...
Mauchlin Ware Sewing Items from Antiques and Things

£78

$96 €88

Silk Stevengraph "Dick Turpin" c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

A Victorian woven silk Stevengraph of Dick Turpin jumping a toll gate. The Stevengraph has the title printed on the slip "Dick Turpin's last ride on his Bonnie Black Bess" and ...
Silk Stevengraph "Dick Turpin" c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£120

$148 €136

Pair of Horse Racing Stevengraphs c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

These are a pair of 19th Century Victorian antique woven silk Stevengraphs of horse racing. The Stevengraphs are titled 'The Start' and 'The Finish' and are held in original black and ...
Pair of Horse Racing Stevengraphs c.1870 from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£225

$277 €255

18th Century Bilston Enamel Etui from Digby Antiques (Wiltshire)

This is a great example of a Bilston Enamel Etui. The thimble on top unscrews to reveal the original stopper, the top half would have housed needles. The lower portion pulls apart ...
18th Century Bilston Enamel Etui from Digby Antiques (Wiltshire)

£465

$573 €527

Exquisite Gold Inlaid 19th Century Needle Case from Ray Best Antiques

A gilt metal mounted tortoiseshell needle case beautifully inlaid with gold. The oval plaque is almost certainly of Ashford Marble Pietra Dura work - an inlay of coloured hardstones. Inside ...
Exquisite Gold Inlaid 19th Century Needle Case from Ray Best Antiques

£220

$271 €249

Edwardian 9ct Gold Thimble from Doubloon

Offered for sale is this Edwardian antique 9ct gold thimble. Marked 9 and a sentiment 'Mother' inscribed. Supplied in an antique presentation box. Please ring or e-mail with any further questions.
Edwardian 9ct Gold Thimble from Doubloon

£185

$228 €210

Small Oval Regency Period Silk Picture from Michael Armson Antiques Ltd

A very charming, early 19th cent. small, oval, embroidered silk picture depicting a lady with flowers in its original frame. The condition is excellent.
Small Oval Regency Period Silk Picture from Michael Armson Antiques Ltd

£110

$135 €125

A Very Large Pair of Lined Greeff Vintage Curtains “Aviary From the Emperors” Fabric from Elmgarden

A Very Large Pair of Lined Greeff Vintage Curtains “Aviary from the Emperors” Fabric Professionally made vintage curtains, in Greeff Fabric, Bright Rust Coloured Fabric printed with White Swans and other ...
A Very Large Pair of Lined Greeff Vintage Curtains “Aviary From the Emperors” Fabric from Elmgarden

£465

$573 €527

Antique Temperance Movement Silk Banner c.1860 from The Antique Seller

Antique Temperance Movement Silk Banner made by' G. Titill 52 Banner Street St. Lukes London' for the corrective Temperance Movement 'The Reward of Temperance Peace and Plenty' very much of ...
Antique Temperance Movement Silk Banner c.1860 from The Antique Seller

£125

$154 €142