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SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

SHEER WHITE VOILE DRESS C.1900-1910

Perfect for a summer garden party.  This dress is styled with an open neckline and short kimono sleeves, each embellished with a very fine chemical lace edging.  Softly pleated fabric creates a band… (742-40). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $200.00

IRIDESCENT JACQUARD SILK TAFFETA BASQUE BODICE AND SKIRT C. 1858-1860

IRIDESCENT JACQUARD SILK TAFFETA BASQUE BODICE AND SKIRT C. 1858-1860

A lovely dress made from a stunning fabric. The iridescent silk taffeta is woven with vertical pin stripes in pale lavender and black and horizontal checked ribbon bands in ivory and black. The darted… (742-38). Learn More »

$280.00
Originally $320.00

EMERALD GREEN SILK DRESS C.1860-1864

EMERALD GREEN SILK DRESS C.1860-1864

A stunning dress made from lightweight iridescent green/black silk taffeta.  The machine sewn darted bodice has a round neckline, 3-piece back, and is lined in lightweight natural-colored linen. The… (742-37). Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $400.00

MEDIUM BROWN SILK TAFFETA DRESS C.1864-1867

MEDIUM BROWN SILK TAFFETA DRESS C.1864-1867

This elegantly simple dress features a darted bodice, faux 3-piece back, brown cotton twill lining and coat sleeves. The original front hook-and-eye closure has been altered to add copper… (742-31). Learn More »

$280.00
Originally $320.00

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

BLACK SILK SATIN MANTLE WITH CHENILLE FRINGE C.1865-1875

Black silk satin mantle is cut with a circular back and long tails in the front.  Darts and curved seams create shaping for the shoulders and arms.  The mantle closes with concealed buttons and… (742-118). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $250.00

COPPER SILK BASQUE BODICE C. 1864-1868

COPPER SILK BASQUE BODICE C. 1864-1868

Basque bodice is styled with a round neckline, darts, faux 3-piece back, and narrow coat sleeves. The peplum is curved in the front and pointed in the back.  Hooks-and-eyes secure the front closure;… (742-117). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $150.00

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

BLACK CHANTILLY LACE SHAWL

Black machine-made triangular Chantilly lace shawl measures 104" wide at the top and 52” deep at the point. The advent of machine-made laces in the mid-19th century made fashionable accessories like… (742-11). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $225.00

COTTON PETTICOAT

COTTON PETTICOAT

Cotton petticoat c.1870s styled with a flat front and stroke gathers creating fullness in the back.  Narrow waistband measures ½" high and 25" in circumference and fastens with a brass hook-and-eye… (742-106). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $95.00

WORK BAG C. 1820-1830

WORK BAG C. 1820-1830

Cotton work bag embroidered in multi-colored silk.  Bag is constructed with the upper section gathered to oval sections, one on each side of the bag. There is a narrow casing at the top with a ⅛"… (742-05). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $280.00

INDIAN WAR ERA TELESCOPE

INDIAN WAR ERA TELESCOPE

Brass body covered in leather measures 9 ¾ inches when closed. When extended the three brass sections measure approx. 19 ¼ inches. Leather covering shows light wear all over. Brass has light patina… (172-3427). Learn More »

CAGE CRINOLINE, LATE 1860s

CAGE CRINOLINE, LATE 1860s

Cage crinoline, 29" long, 80" circumference at bottom edge, six vertical 1⅝" wide woven tapes, 25 thread covered steels, woven tape waistband accommodates 22"-24" waist – buckle missing, leather… (742-57). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $175.00

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

CAGE CRINOLINE C. 1870S

Narrow cage crinoline worn during the early bustle era. Constructed with five vertical 1¾" wide vertical tapes. Ten 1/16"-wide thread-covered steels create shaping at the top of the crinoline.… (742-53). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $200.00

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TRAVELLING FIELD DESK, WITH PATRIOTIC SHIELD LOCK

Upright, dark wooden cabinet designed to sit on table, with lower hinged, fold-down writing lid. Measures 26 x 13.5 X 28.5. Paneled front key-lock is missing its key, as are the key-locks to two… (362-236). Learn More »

$2,250.00
Originally $2,500.00

1837 POLYGLOTT BIBLE

1837 POLYGLOTT BIBLE

Testament meas. approx. 3.50 x 6.00 inches. Leather binding is worn but in good overall condition. Spine has title in gold with linear decoration. The interior has the title page and first page coming… (801-140). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

EYEGLASS CASE WITH HAND PAINTED HUNT SCENE

19th century papier-mâché spectacle case with an oil painted hunting scene featuring four classical (Roman or Greek) figures mounted on horseback along with dogs closing in on the prey. Measures 5… (30-1716). Learn More »

HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH AND EARRINGS

HAIR JEWELRY BROOCH AND EARRINGS

Magnificent matching set of a Victorian woven hair brooch and earrings. This set could have been used for mourning jewelry. The base of the brooch is a gold plate which has two loops of woven hair… (801-53). Learn More »

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

BOXED STENCIL SET- STAFFORD’S

Nice, boxed set which is marked, “STAFFORD’S STENCIL COMBINATION, SIZE ¾ INCH”. Label on box top lists that the set contains brass alphabet and figures, brush, can of ink, and sponge, which are… (801-86). Learn More »

LADIES' BLACK CROCHETED GLOVES

LADIES' BLACK CROCHETED GLOVES

Ladies vintage gloves, crocheted out of black cotton, which has slightly faded. These gloves were made for a small hand. No tears or holes, but some slight wear on the… (742-92). Learn More »

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

Nice conditioned hardback copy of “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dated 1856. Brown cloth covers are embossed with geometric shapes at center. Covers also have a tooled line… (427-28). Learn More »

SILVER PLATED FORK

SILVER PLATED FORK

This 4 tine fork measures 6 ½” inch in length. Minor tarnish and wear. Touch marks on reverse include “RP” in an oval, “FM” in a rectangle, “B” in a… (179-621). Learn More »


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SUPERB GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - CORPORAL JAMES A. McGALLIARD, CO “B”, 54TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

Dated “Williams Port VA/ July the 10th 1863”. To his wife. 2 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.75 x 11.5”. Exhibits yellowing & light foxing, ink lightly faded; also fold-marks & light chipping at fold-line intersections. Else VG, and… (897-187). Learn More »

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