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CIRCA 1880’S CRAZY QUILT WITH VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE VETERAN RIBBONS

CIRCA 1880’S CRAZY QUILT WITH VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE VETERAN RIBBONS

The 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition was a big event in Victorian society. One of the most popular exhibits was the Japanese pavilion with its fascinating crazed ceramics and asymmetrical art.… (1054-2607). Learn More »

$395.00
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CIVIL WAR PERIOD CHILD’S SILK DRESS

CIVIL WAR PERIOD CHILD’S SILK DRESS

Plaid silk cuff details, pockets, and collar adorn faded black silk on this child’s frock. Although the silk of the dress is shattered in many places, this is a great example of a dress which would… (2022-1011). Learn More »

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

Recently, the Horse Soldier acquired this lovely example of a women’s Civil War era silk taffeta gown in an iridescent green with slight hues of magenta and blue amongst the rivulets of fabric of… (2022-1084). Learn More »

INTERESTING KNITTED COMFORTER NAMED TO CAPTAIN E. BLACKMAR

INTERESTING KNITTED COMFORTER NAMED TO CAPTAIN E. BLACKMAR

Hand knit comforter meas. 61.00 x 52.00 inches. It is made of alternating stripes using various shades of red wool yarn. Worked into the central stripe in dark brown yarn is “CAPT. E.… (1179-228). Learn More »

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 »

$40.00
Originally $80.00

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 »

$50.00
Originally $100.00

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 cotton. … (742-49). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

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 »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

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 »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

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 »

$25.00
Originally $50.00

BONE CROCHET HOOK

BONE CROCHET HOOK

Carved from solid bone this crochet hook is 4 7/8 inches long. It tapers from the center to a point on one end and a small hook on the other.   [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (558-1275). Learn More »

$24.00
Originally $30.00

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

UNDATED AND UNSIGNED VICTORIAN SAMPLER

Item meas. approx. 16.50 x 9.50 inches and consists of a linen cheesecloth type material with several rows of letters and numbers. Across the top is the alphabet from “A-U” in uppercase letters… (179-1055). Learn More »

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD BOX

Paste board box has label on top that reads, “STAFFORD BROTHERS SOFT ENAMELED THREAD / ONE DOZEN / SUPERIOR FINISH / WARRANTED 200 YARDS / FOR HAND OR MACHINE SEWING”. Image of a mill or factory… (1041-441). Learn More »

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 »

$75.00
Originally $150.00

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

TAILOR’S THIMBLE

Open top thimble is made of steel with a brass lining. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (179-791). Learn More »

PEACOCK BLUE SILK TAFFETA BODICE AND SKIRT C. 1862-1864

PEACOCK BLUE SILK TAFFETA BODICE AND SKIRT C. 1862-1864

Basque bodice and skirt constructed from peacock blue silk taffeta lined with brown glazed cotton. The bodice features a round neckline and open coat sleeves. The sleeves and peplum are trimmed with… (742-51). Learn More »


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FANTASTIC MINIATURE ON IVORY OF 6TH VIRGINIA PRIVATE KILLED AT BRISTOE STATION

Item is a delicate ivory oval with a painted portrait identified as William C. Robinson of Company G, 6th Virginia Infantry. Oval meas. approx. 2.25 x 3.00 inches with a full color bust portrait of Robinson at center. He wears a gray forage cap with… (1138-1099). Learn More »

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