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FRAMED CROSS STITCH SAMPLER, DATED MAY 11, 1837

FRAMED CROSS STITCH SAMPLER, DATED MAY 11, 1837

This beautiful sampler is typical of what young girls would have done in the 1800’s as a way to display the sewing skills that they were learning. There is a decorative cross stitched border as well… (734-26). Learn More »

BOX OF ARROW PAPER COLLARS

BOX OF ARROW PAPER COLLARS

Original Cluett, Peabody and Co. box containing 12 new Arrow “Dudley” round-corner paper collars, size 16. This style was patented by Arrow on January 23, 1917. Lot also contains one Cluett,… (742-86). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $125.00

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

WHITE COTTON CHEMISE C. 1863-1868

White cotton chemise with band neckline and center front opening.  The sleeves are cut in one-piece with the body of the chemise; there is slight shaping at the side seams. Machine-made Swiss… (742-84). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $150.00

PEACH GREEN AND BROWN PRINTED COTTON GATHERED BODICE C.1862-1864

PEACH GREEN AND BROWN PRINTED COTTON GATHERED BODICE C.1862-1864

Gathered bodice features a round neckline with a 1" standing collar. The lightweight darted muslin lining has a V-neckline and is attached to the fabric at the back neckline only. The lining closes… (742-81). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $150.00
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BASQUE BODICE WITH CONTRASTING TRIM

BASQUE BODICE WITH CONTRASTING TRIM

A basque bodice with several unusual features.  The fabric is two-tone gold silk gingham. Prussian blue silk taffeta is used for the collar, the cuffs, and embellishes the lower edge of the sides of… (742-80). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $150.00

FUR COLLAR AND MUFF IN ORIGINAL C. 1840-1850

FUR COLLAR AND MUFF IN ORIGINAL C. 1840-1850

Triangular pelerine fur collar with quilted silk lining measures 8½" deep at center back and center front. Four thread covered buttons at the front.  Twisted cords are attached to the upper pair of… (742-72). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $275.00

WHITE COTTON PETTICOAT C1865-1875

WHITE COTTON PETTICOAT C1865-1875

White cotton petticoat gathered into fitted waistband has more fullness in the back than in the front. Waistband fastens with cotton twill tape ties.  There is a laundry mark with a name at one end… (742-61). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $75.00

LADIES’ WHITE COTTON UNDER SLEEVES

LADIES’ WHITE COTTON UNDER SLEEVES

Pair of simple, utilitarian lady’s undersleeves made from finely woven white cotton. One sleeve has the red stripes and change in weave pattern where the fabric yardage would have been cut to be… (742-58). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $150.00

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

WOMEN’S WHITE COTTON DRAWERS C. 1855-1860, WITH C1870S COTTON PETTICOAT

Well-worn, pieced, patched and mended pair of women’s drawers. Entirely hand-sewn with characteristic mid-19th century construction.  Separate legs are attached to a fitted waistband with china… (742-55). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $200.00

BLACK VELVET BONNET C. 1880-1890

BLACK VELVET BONNET C. 1880-1890

Black velvet bonnet mounted on a wire and buckram frame. Lightweight glazed black cotton lining. Stamp inside lining “Wanamaker. Berlin, Paris, Philadelphia.”  The top of the crown is trimmed… (742-54). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

GREEN AND ECRU PLAID SILK TAFFETA BASQUE BODICE

GREEN AND ECRU PLAID SILK TAFFETA BASQUE BODICE

Basque bodice features a round neckline, closes with 14 hooks-and-eyes sewn with a continuous thread, and has a bias self-fabric facing on the bottom. The top flounce on the open sleeves is unlined;… (742-50). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $125.00

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

COPPER SILK PEPLUM FROM DRESS C. 1865-1870

Deep copper silk faille peplum trimmed with matching silk taffeta trim and twisted cord. The peplum is attached to a belt stiffened with crinoline and is lined in glazed… (742-49). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

GOLD SILK BROCADE EVENING BODICE

GOLD SILK BROCADE EVENING BODICE

Lovely gold silk brocade evening bodice features off-the-shoulder neckline, triple darts, and short sleeves. The waistline is pointed at the center front and center back.  The bodice laces closed at… (742-48). Learn More »

$80.00
Originally $150.00

BLUE VELVET CAPE WITH FRINGE TRIM C. 1860-1870

BLUE VELVET CAPE WITH FRINGE TRIM C. 1860-1870

Royal blue silk velvet cape falls to the hip with a pointed front and rounded back. It is trimmed with sea blue knotted silk fringe around the lower edge. The cape is lined with medium blue… (742-43). Learn More »

$280.00
Originally $360.00

ROYAL BLUE WATERED SILK FAILLE DRESS

ROYAL BLUE WATERED SILK FAILLE DRESS

A very elegant dress made from heavy royal blue satin-striped silk faille with a watered finish.  The dress features a darted bodice with round neckline and faux 3-piece back. The bodice closes in… (742-41). Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $360.00

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


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HIGH GRADE FINE CONDITIONED NON-REGULATION FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 29TH INDIANA OFFICER WOUNDED AT SHILOH

This sword belonged to Captain Daniel Casey of the 29th Indiana who suffered a severe wound to his at Shiloh. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.50 inches from pommel to point. The blade is in first class condition. It is bright and clean with only the… (909-26). Learn More »

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