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Antique Civil War Black Moire Silk and Velvet Rust Trim Mourning Dress

Posted on August 28, 2019 in antique


Amazing antique mid 1800s dress. Black and rust moire silk with rust silk velvet trim. Wonderful condition, the silk is amazing and still strong all over. The only issue I see is the arm pit damage. The rest of the dress is amazing. I do think this is something missing from the bust area. I […]

Victorian mourning coat, dolman sleeves, bombazine silk, velvet and jet, antique

Posted on August 20, 2019 in victorian


An absolutely excuisite Victorian mourning coat with dolman sleeves, adorned with velvet and real jet beads. This decadent and rich inky black mourning piece is a museum worthy piece, so expertly put together from the finest of materials. It is made from a very heavy thick ribbed silk bombazine which was a popular fabric for […]

Antique Victorian black silk mourning parasol, embroidery and lace

Posted on August 15, 2019 in antique


A most beautiful Victorian parasol. A late mourning piece when colours were slowly allowed introduction. Made from black silk with pretty embroidered sprays if flowers and cream and black lace frills. Internally it is fitted with lilac silk. It has an ebonised wooden handle and finial with a metal catch for opening and closing. It […]


Antique French Victorian Mourning Jacket and Skirt Silk Bodice Blouse Suit

Posted on August 2, 2019 in antique


Antique French Victorian Mourning Jacket and Skirt Silk? Sailor Collar Suit Ref CF Lovely mourning suit in wearable condition. The jacket and skirt are made from different fabrics, and are expertly handmade. Long sleeve jacket and a long skirt. I have not washed this item, as I would prefer to leave it to the care […]


Antique Victorian Dress c1800s Black Satin Silk Lace-2 piece dress-mourning

Posted on June 29, 2019 in antique


Antique Victorian Dress c1800s Black Satin Silk Lace-2 piece dress-mourning. Antique Victorian 2 piece dress. This lovely gem features lots of net lace-very full ruffles. The lace is quite amazing! The rows of lace on the skirt are connected by satin ribbon there are a few areas where the lace needs to be reconnected to […]


Antique Victorian Black Silk Mourning Skirt Bodice Arsenic Green Lining Lace

Posted on June 18, 2019 in antique


Antique Victorian era black silk and wool dress. Black silk has a wavy pattern. Inside lining is striped green silk. It is in great condition for age. Normal wear to bottom of skirt and tears near the hook and eye closure. Has a musty old smell to it. Skirt measures 23″ waist, 45″ long. Great […]


1800s Victorian Silk Glass Beaded Mourning Capelet Antique Shawl Vintage Cape

Posted on May 25, 2019 in 1800s


D E T A I L S vintage 1800s Victorian capelet beautiful, overall flower glass bead work with bead tassels high, mandarin style collar stunning bead pattern design on the bust and back long, v shaped. Hook n’ eyes at center front S P E C I F I C S Fits like: Small / […]