This full length, antique white wedding dress has a fitted bodice with four darts at the front. The dress has short puffed sleeves that are trimmed in lace to match the neckline trim. The dress fastens with snaps at the center of the back....
This hinged metal box contains five intact wax letter seals along with four fragmented seals. Before adhesive envelopes were available, wax seals were used to prevent letters from being opened until accepted by the proper recipient.
This walnut Victorian washstand has a marble top and an ornately framed adjustable mirror. The dresser has two drawers, and below are two doors concealing a storage compartment. Door and drawer hardware is missing from this piece that is...
The rectangular wooden table with a small circular lower shelf is adorned with decorative trim including drop finials at each corner. The four out-swept legs end with round disk shapes and have carved detailing.
This small decorative hat is created from black velvet and sheer material with ruffled edges. Black bows are attached to the hat along with leaves, flowers, and small pieces of colored fabric. The hat is lined with coarse green material.
This black satin folding umbrella has scalloped edges and a red lining. Decorating the parasol are black beads affixed in a floral design and a black lace cover. The wooden handle is painted in matching black and red.
Two long feathers are twisted together to form a spiral shape. One feather is black and the second is variegated shades of turquoise. The piece has a black taped base and could be attached to hat as a decorative accessory.
This black metal sewing machine is mounted on a dark brown wooden table with two small drawers on the lower left hand side. Black metal legs support the table, and the machine includes a black metal foot pedal.
The design of this white trapunto bedcovering includes an embossed floral and leaf design. Trapunto quilting is a technique that utilizes two layers of fabric and padding that results in a raised surface on the quilt top.
Embossed with "Brown Mule, 1 inch 2 inch, R.J.R. Tob Co. N 3019," this cast iron tobacco cutter uses a hand operated lever to raise and lower the cutting blade. Holes in the base allow the cutter to be mounted on a wooden platform or base. Most...