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ribbon, features US Grant, the president and measures about 6-1/2" x
1-3/4". It is marked Horand & Sons Manuf. Bale. This piece is in
floss holder - "My Color Kit" embroidery floss roll up. This item is hand
made using a canvas like material with hand embroidered decoration. Its open
measurements are 17" x 6-1/2". It comes with about 30 skeins of 6 strand
basket - small may have been used to store sewing notions? This sweet grass basket
is decorated on the lid with felt and glass beads. This item measures about 4"
long and 3" wide.
holder - Sunbonnet Sue" made of felt and decorated with trim. She stands
|Needle book - "Woolworth Needle Book", this item features the
image of a skyscraper and is marked made in Western Germany. A number of the steel
needles are missing.
|Buttons on a card - Marked "made in Czecho-Slovakia" by
"UltraKraft". The card holds a dozen buttons and an original tag that
reads "Theo J Hudson 50 cents Doz.". The card measures 3-1/2" by
|Tread stand - This thread holder with pincushion is made of wood and holds
8 spools of thread. The center pincushion is filled with bristle. It measures
about 5-1/2" in diameter.
|Emery - This silk covered emery is done in the shape of a
watermelon. It measures about 1-1/2" in diameter and stands 1-1/4" tall.
- Silk emery made in the shape of a strawberry, the stem and other green portion is made
measure - This plastic figural tape measure is made in the shape of a red apple. The
tape measure is made of metal by the United Device Company. You turn the stem to
lock tape in position. It is 2-1/4" tall.
measure - This tin measure is decorated with the scene of "Indian Head, Franconia
Notch, White Mts, N.H." It has a well worn cloth tape and measures 1-1/2"
Measure - This tin painted measure is marked "Master" made in USA. It has
an applied disk with the wording "Lady's Man" and features the image of a man in
gauge - Sterling with Holly on Handle. This hem marker guides the depth of a
hem. It measures a total of 4-3/4" long.
- made in the form of a Buffalo, cast metal with a cloth over straw insert. It
measures about 3" long and does have wear to the paint.
Cushion - linen with light blue needlework design. May be stuffed with straw or saw
dust. Measures about 6-1/2" x 6-1/2".
holder - Northeast Indian bead work done in the shape of a purse. Very decorative
and could be hung for display on a wall. Measures about 3-1/2" x 3-1/2"
bag - made by the Iroquois Indians. Features elaborate bead work done on early
velvet. This bag measures about 6" long, not including ribbon handle.
Cushion - early turned Walnut with a very worn velvet insert. Measures 3" tall
with a base of 3" in diameter.
case - "Asbro Trademark Germany", it reads "Accept My Best
Wishes". It measures about 2-1/4" tall.
Kit - made in the form of a martini shaker. Contains 7 miniature spools of
thread. Measures 2-1/2" tall. A cutie.
Holder - Carved wood, measuring 4-1/4" long.
box - inside advertises "Brook's Soft Finish Sewing Thread", "Brook's Glace
for the Wilcox & Gibb's Sewing Machine". The lid features 3 adorable
kittens. The box measures 5" x 3-3/4" x 2". Bottom has an
original label reading "Brook's Soft Finish Thread".
Cushion - Figural shoe. Marked "Made in Japan". Made of pot metal
with cloth insert measuring about 4-1/2" long.
- Indian made with bead work and dated 1910 under the tail. It holds an emory ball
in its beak. It measures about 8-1/2" long from the tip of its tail to the
- These twelve buttons are on the original card. It is marked "The
Fashion" and "Superior Quality". Card measures 3-1/2" x
Victorian sewing box painted black and decorated with transfer work on the lid. It
features a mirror on the inside of the lid, two interior compartments and various sewing
tools. The scissors are marked Germany. The box measures 9-1/4" x
6-1/2" x 4". There is some wear to the decoration on the lid do to normal
of eight wonderful matching glass paperweight buttons. Tiny pink roses with green
leaves decorated these beauties! Each button is approximately 1/4" in
pincushion half doll in the colonial style with a rose on her dress. Measures
pin cushion in the shape of a dog finished in gold lustre and has a black collar.
Marked "Made In Japan" and measures 4" long.
made by Met. Cut. Co., Crane Brand, A Florian Product. Marked "The Perfect
Pinker, USA" and has the patent number 2174222. Measures 7" long.
darner with an ornate Sterling Silver handle. Marked Sterling and Patent.
Measures approximately 6" long.
in the shape of a gold washed metal high heel slipper. Logo on front features Union
Station, Chicago, marked on back J.B. and 515. Measures 3-1/2" long.
tape measures modeled in the form of a sailing ship and decorated in shades of
brown. Measures 2-1/4" long.
cushion doll in the original cardboard box with metal lid. Made in Japan.
sewing kit. Thimble is used as the top of the carrying case which contains folding
scissors and a holder for thread. Item is marked Germany. Measures 2"
of 9 bone crochet tools with the longest being 7" long and the shortest being 4"
thimble decorated with a floral design. Marked with a 9 on the interior as well.
tack, a pair of scissors, 10Kt with a diamond chip. Tie tack measures 1-1/4"
beadwork hanging holder, mostly likely from the North East United States. The shape
is very similar to a slipper. Measures 6" long.
needlework on silk picture of courting scene. Framed in an early frame.
Without frame needlework measures 8" x 11".
|Beaded purse with
leather lining and metal frame. Scene features birds on tree branches.
Measures 8" x 5" without handle or fringe and is in superb condition.
Please click photo at left for view of both sides.
made by the Boye Needle Co., Chicago, marked "move thread less knots."
Measures 3" long.
tatting shuttle. Measures 3-1/4" long.
marked Sterling, size 10.
whimsy pincushion with fabric insert. Two wooden rings surround pedestal, turned
from a single piece of wood.
unsigned purse with strong colors.
|Black beaded purse
with crystal beads, unsigned. Lining is good.
& Davis metal mesh purse.
|Made in Germany
fine metal mesh purse.
|Beaded purse in
purple, green, grey and black beads. Crocheted drawstring top.
sewing gauge, heart shaped with a Rose motif. Measures 4-1/2" long.
Alligator purse. Good quality, small repair to handles.
and white Snake skin purse. Sold by Saks 5th Ave, made in Belgium.
|Tapestry of George
Washington done by Nuns circa 1860's. Some bead accent work to his sword, a
wonderful item for any Washington collector. Measures 35" x 45".
Some moth damage present.
purse with metal frame. Unmarked.
|Signed Whiting and
Davis enameled black and white mesh purse.
|Hanky - comic
child's Mutt and Jeff - a happy New Year.
|Hat - House of
David - Benton Harbor Michigan.
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