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.
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 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.
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.
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 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...
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 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 unusual wire cutter or pliers has a rounded top, and is fastened with three screws to the connecting handles. The series of holes of various sizes may allow the tool to function as a wire stripper.
This off-white woman's bonnet has a bill with multiple rows of stitching in cream thread arranged in groups of three. The bonnet has ties on either side of the bill, and ruffled portions to cover the wearer's neck and hair. The edging of the bill,...